Stellaria Media

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An annual herb, the aerial parts of which contain mucilage, saponins and vitamin C; it has been used internally for bronchitis, pulmonary congestion, gastric ulcers, rheumatic complaints, and sore throat, and topically for abscesses, bites, cuts, dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis
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In treated plots, 86 to 98 percent of common chickweed seedlings died; those that survived were shorter and weighed less than treatment-free chickweed seedlings.
Winter annuals, such as common chickweed and annual bluegrass, germinate in late summer or early fall, overwinter in a dormant state, and continue to grow the following spring.
Common winter annuals are henbit, common chickweed, wild mustard, and annual bluegrass.

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