Chickweed, Algazaz Grass


Name: Chickweed, Algazaz Grass

Scientific name: Stellaria media

Type: Herb

Color: Green,White

Habitat: Cultivated Areas,Irrigated Areas

Size: 5 - 40 cm

Conservation status:



Family: caryophyllaceae
Growth form: Annual herb. Flowering. Mar–Apr. Status: Rare. Also recorded: E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: A weed of gardens and other irrigated, cultivated areas. Uses: Rizk & El-Ghazaly list numerous medicinal uses.