Cerastium fontanum ssp. vulgare
common chickweed, mouse-ear chickweed
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Introduced to most of Canada and the United States; more common east of the Cascades

Habitat: Disturbed ground, lawns and gardens

Flowers: March - October

Origin: Introduced from Europe

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:

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Accepted Name:
Cerastium fontanum Baumg. ssp. vulgare (Hartm.) Greuter & Burdet
Publication: Willdenowia. 12: 37. 1982.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Cerastium caespitosum Gilib.
Cerastium fontanum Baumg. ssp. triviale (Link) Jalas
Cerastium triviale Link
Cerastium vulgare Hartm.
Cerastium vulgatum L. [HC]
Cerastium vulgatum L. var. hirsutum Fr.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Cerastium fontanum ssp. vulgare in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Cerastium fontanum ssp. vulgare checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Cerastium fontanum ssp. vulgare atlas page.

CalPhotos: Cerastium fontanum ssp. vulgare photos.

USDA Plants: Cerastium fontanum ssp. vulgare information.

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