Sticky Chickweed (Sticky Cerastium)
Scientific Name - Cerastium glomeratum Thuill.
Family - Caryophyllaceae
Mat-forming, branched winter annual. Leaves opposite, densely hairy, oval to elliptic in shape. Stems slender, covered with dense hairs. Flowers white, arranged in clusters at ends of stems, five slightly notched petals. Reproduces by seed. Common in the southeastern states, west to Texas, California and Alaska. Also found in Asia, Europe, and the Canadian Yukon. Mouseear chickweed, a perennial that often roots at the lower nodes, is similar in appearance.