||Stellaria media (L.) Vill.
||starweed, winterweed, satin flower, starwort
||A prostrate growing winter annual with small, ovate leaves.
||Cotyledons are slender and ovate with hairy stalks. Begins to branch after five leaf pairs.
|True Leaves and Stem
||Stems have very few hairs. Leaves are opposite and ovate with a pointed apex. Petioles may or not be present.
|Flower and Fruit
||Small, white, five-petal flowers are found at the ends of stems. May look as if there are 10 petals. Fruits are brown capsules containing the flat, kidney shaped seeds.