Taxon  Report   1871 
Cerastium dichotomum  L.
Forked chickweed
Cerastium dichotomum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Cerastium
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Cerastium siculum
More information about  Cerastium dichotomum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

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USDA PLANTS Profile (CEDI5)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 24, 2016).

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