Definition of Stellaria media

1. Noun. A common low-growing annual garden weed with small white flowers; cosmopolitan; so-called because it is eaten by chickens.

Exact synonyms: Common Chickweed
Generic synonyms: Chickweed



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stellaria Media

Stein
Steinbeck
Steinbeckian
Steinberg
Steinem
Steiner point
Steinert's disease
Steinman
Steinmetz
Steinway
Stelios
Stella
Stellar's sea eagle
Stellaria
Stellaria holostea
Stellaria media
Steller
Steller's sea cow
Steller's sea lion
Steller sea lion
Stellite
Sten
Sten gun
Sten guns
Stendhal
Stendhalian
Stengel
Stennian
Stenocarpus
Stenocarpus salignus

Literary usage of Stellaria media

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1. The United States: A Graphic History by Louis Morton Hacker, Rudolf Modley, George Rogers Taylor (1891)
"stellaria media (chickweed) is among the most persistent of summer weeds in cultivated vineyards and orchards; while in the spring Spergula arvensis ..."

2. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1900)
"ALLIES OF stellaria media (L.) Cyrillo. By THEO. HO>LM. ... But stellaria media appears always to be the same, a single species with no characteristic forms ..."

3. A Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke (1902)
"stellaria media. stellaria media. Chickweed. N. 0. Caryophyllaceae. Tincture of whole fresh plant in bloom. Clinical.—Gout. Liver, inflammation of. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke (1902)
"stellaria media. stellaria media. Chickweed. N. 0. Caryophyllaceae. Tincture of whole fresh plant in bloom. Clinical.—Gout. Liver, inflammation of. ..."

5. Companion to the Botanical Magazine: Being a Journal, Containing Such by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1836)
"... L. ; stellaria media, Sm. ; and Nasturtium sylvestre, Br. It simply now remains for the Editor to state that this little synopsis of the plants of New ..."

6. New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers by Edward Pollock Anschutz (1917)
"... subject of the use of stellaria media in the treatment of rheumatism, but I trust that the information given below will satisfy all the correspondents. ..."

7. New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies by Edward Pollock Anshutz (1900)
"stellaria media. NAT. ORD. — Caryophyllaceae. COMMON NAME. — Common Chickweed. PREPARATION. — The whole fresh plant in bloom is macerated in twice its ..."

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