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Cerastium brachypodum
short-stalk mouse-ear chickweed

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in central Washington, where disjunct; southeastern Oregon to southern Idaho and southwestern Montana; disjunct in central Washington.

Habitat: Grassy or disturbed areas, often where seasonally wet.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Cerastium brachypodum (Engelm. ex A. Gray) B.L. Rob.
Publication: Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 5. (Sig. 10): 150. 27 Apr. 1894.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Cerastium adsurgens Greene
Cerastium brachypodum (Engelm. ex A. Gray) B.L. Rob. var. compactum B.L. Rob.
Cerastium nutans Raf. var. brachypodum Engelm. ex A. Gray
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Cerastium brachypodum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Cerastium brachypodum checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Cerastium brachypodum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Cerastium brachypodum photos.

USDA Plants: Cerastium brachypodum information.

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