Calflora
Taxon  Report   10810    
Cerastium viride  A. Heller
Field chickweed
Cerastium viride
© 2013 Robert Sikora
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cerastium viride, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Cerastium viride
© 2013 Robert Sikora
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Cerastium
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Cerastium arvense ssp. maximum

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cerastium arvense var. maximum
ICPN: Cerastium arvense ssp. maximum
More information about  Cerastium viride
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 (CEARM)

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).