Edible: Chickweed [Stellaria media]


5 Chickweed Chickweed
Source: Central Park, Mar 19, 2000

6 Chickweed Chickweed. Getting warmth from step to get an early start.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Mar 25, 2000

7 Chickweed Chickweed. Getting warmth from step to get an early start.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Mar 25, 2000

8 Chickweed Chickweed. Mixed in with grass and hard to harvest. This is what the winter crop looks like.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Mar 25, 2000

16 Chickweed Chickweed
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Apr 22, 2001

17 Chickweed flower closeup Chickweed flower closeup
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Apr 22, 2001

19 Chickweed Chickweed. Leaves in twos.
Source: Central Park, May 08, 2005

9 Chickweed (with grass mixed in) Chickweed (with grass mixed in).
Source: Alley Pond Park (Woods), Queens, May 14, 2000

10 Chickweed Chickweed. Fresher here and still with flowers.
Source: Alley Pond Park (Woods), Queens, May 14, 2000

23 Chickweed in situ Chickweed in situ. Edible year round.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, May 22, 2011

24 Chickweed in hand Chickweed in hand.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, May 22, 2011

25 Chickweed stem with unopened flowers Chickweed stem with unopened flowers.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, May 22, 2011

26 Chickweed with immature hedge mustard mixed in Chickweed with immature hedge mustard mixed in.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, May 22, 2011

11 Chickweed Chickweed. My camera can never focus correctly on this!
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, May 27, 2000

12 Big field of chickweed Big field of chickweed.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, May 27, 2000

13 Chickweed flower closeup Chickweed flower closeup.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, May 27, 2000

22 Chickweed Chickweed. In season all year.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Jul 01, 2006

14 Chickweed Chickweed
Source: Central Park, Jul 02, 2000

27 Chickweed Chickweed. Chickens love it.
Source: Forest Park, Queens, Jul 04, 2011

15 Chickweed Chickweed. Small patch. Bigger one now covered with wood chips.
Source: Central Park, Jul 29, 2000

18 Chickweed Chickweed.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Jul 29, 2001

1 Chickweed Chickweed
Source: Central Park, Nov 21, 1999

2 Chickweed Chickweed
Source: Central Park, Nov 21, 1999

3 Chickweed Chickweed. Elsewhere in the park.
Source: Central Park, Nov 21, 1999

20 Chickweed Chickweed. Lots of it this time of year.
Source: Marine Park, Brooklyn, Nov 27, 2005

21 Chickweed again Chickweed again. This is one of the plants that digital cameras can’t focus on.
Source: Marine Park, Brooklyn, Nov 27, 2005

4 Chickweed Chickweed
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Nov 28, 1999



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