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common mouse-ear chickweed
Cerastium fontanum
Cerastium fontanum
common mouse-ear chickweed Pink Family
Cerastium fontanum Caryophyllaceae
common name
  common mouse-ear chickweed
accepted scientific name
  Cerastium fontanum Baumg.
rules for finding collection records
  Cerastium fontanum (74)
  Cerastium vulgatum (0)
family name
  • Caryophyllaceae
Image Author: ©2004 Steven J. Baskauf , Bioimages
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.33 to 0.5 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Native to Europe. Naturalized in Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (18%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
where plant found
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Accepted Scientific Name

Cerastium fontanum   Baumg.   (TSN: 19954, Index: 728)

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