Taxon  Report   9062 
Cerastium fontanum  Baumg.
Common mouse ear chickweed
Cerastium fontanum
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
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Cerastium fontanum
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Cerastium fontanum
© 2013 Vernon Smith
Cerastium fontanum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Cerastium fontanum
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Cerastium
Subspecies and Varieties:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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