Taxon  Report   9061    
Cerastium arvense  L.  ssp. strictum  Gaudin
Field chickweed
Cerastium arvense ssp. strictum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.
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Bloom Period

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Ultramafic affinity: 2.1 - weak indicator

Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Coastal Prairie

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSCerastium alsophilum
PLANTSCerastium angustatum
PLANTSCerastium arvense var. angustifolium
PLANTSCerastium arvense var. latifolium
PLANTSCerastium arvense var. purpurascens
More information about  Cerastium arvense ssp. strictum
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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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 09/27/2021).