Calflora
Taxon  Report   9062 
Cerastium fontanum  Baumg.
Common mouse ear chickweed
Cerastium fontanum
© 2003 Steve Matson
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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
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Cerastium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Cerastium fontanum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CEFO2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 19, 2018).

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