Small annual herb with a line of hairs along the stems. Also hairy on the buds.
Leaves are not hairy and are ovate with a pointed tip. Flowers are terminal at the end of each stem, are white and have 5 deeply bisected petals surrounded by hairy sepals.
Other plants easily confused with this plant
May be confused with other chickweeds, which are less common.
Sources & References
"Weeds - an illustrated botanical guide to weeds of Australia" by B. A. Auld and R. W. Medd
"Plantnet FloraOnline" http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/