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Cerastium L.
mouse-ear chickweed

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General Information
Symbol: CERAS
Group: Dicot
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Duration:  
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : AK   I,N
CAN   I,N
GL   I,I?,N
HI   I
L48   I,N
SPM   I,N
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Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Caryophyllidae
Order Caryophyllales
Family Caryophyllaceae – Pink family
Genus Cerastium L. – mouse-ear chickweed

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 29 species of Cerastium . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Cerastium aleuticum</i>
Hultén
Cerastium aleuticum
Aleutian chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium alpinum</i>
L.
Cerastium alpinum
alpine chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium arcticum</i>
Lange
Cerastium arcticum
mouse-ear chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium arvense</i>
L.
Cerastium arvense
field chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium axillare</i>
Correll
Cerastium axillare
Trans-Pecos chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium beeringianum</i>
Cham. & Schltdl.
Cerastium beeringianum
Bering chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium bialynickii</i>
Tolm.
Cerastium bialynickii
mouse-ear chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium biebersteinii</i>
DC.
Cerastium biebersteinii
Boreal chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium brachypetalum</i>
Pers.
Cerastium brachypetalum
gray chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium brachypodum</i>
(Engelm. ex A. Gray) B.L. Rob.
Cerastium brachypodum
shortstalk chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium cerastoides</i>
(L.) Britton
Cerastium cerastoides
mountain chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium dichotomum</i>
L.
Cerastium dichotomum
forked chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium diffusum</i>
Pers.
Cerastium diffusum
fourstamen chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium dubium</i>
(Bast.) Guépin
Cerastium dubium
doubtful chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium fastigiatum</i>
Greene
Cerastium fastigiatum
fastigiate mouse-ear chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium fischerianum</i>
Ser.
Cerastium fischerianum
Fischer's chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium fontanum</i>
Baumg.
Cerastium fontanum
common mouse-ear chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium glomeratum</i>
Thuill.
Cerastium glomeratum
sticky chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium gorodkovianum</i>
Schischkin
Cerastium gorodkovianum
tundra chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium gracile</i>
Dufour
Cerastium gracile
slender chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium maximum</i>
L.
Cerastium maximum
great chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium nutans</i>
Raf.
Cerastium nutans
nodding chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium pumilum</i>
W. Curtis
Cerastium pumilum
European chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium regelii</i>
Ostenf.
Cerastium regelii
Regel's chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium semidecandrum</i>
L.
Cerastium semidecandrum
fivestamen chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium sordidum</i>
B.L. Rob.
Cerastium sordidum
Chihuahuan chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium terrae-novae</i>
Fernald & Wiegand
Cerastium terrae-novae
mouse-ear chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium texanum</i>
Britton
Cerastium texanum
Texas chickweed Distribution of <i>
Cerastium tomentosum</i>
L.
Cerastium tomentosum
snow in summer Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend

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Cerastium sp
Cerastium sp
Mouse-ear
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Cerastium sp
Cerastium sp
Mouse-ear
ID: 0000 0000 0106 1313 [detail]
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Cerastium sp
Cerastium sp
Mouse-ear
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Cerastium sp.
Cerastium sp.
Chickweed
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Cerastium sp.
Cerastium sp.
Chickweed
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Cerastium sp.
Cerastium sp.
Chickweed
ID: 0000 0000 1213 0749 [detail]
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Cerastium sp.
Chickweed
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© 2013 Ron Wolf

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