Latin Name – Cerastium sp.
Family – Caryophyllaceae
Life Cycle– Winter annual or Short-lived Perennial
Type – Broadleaf weed
Mouseear chickweed is a common winter annual weed that is similar in appearance to Common chickweed (Stellaria media (L.) Vill.). It has oppositely arranged leaves that are elliptic-shaped and have dense hairs. It also produces small white flowers with 5 deeply notched petals.