Calflora
Taxon  Report   9795    
Cerastium beeringianum  Cham. & Schltdl.
Bering chickweed
Cerastium beeringianum
© 2015 Ron Wolf
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cerastium beeringianum
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Cerastium beeringianum
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Cerastium beeringianum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Cerastium beeringianum
© 2016 John Doyen
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Cerastium
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cerastium alpinum
ICPN: Cerastium beeringianum ssp. earlei
ICPN: Cerastium beeringianum var. capillare
More information about  Cerastium beeringianum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CEBE2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).