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Cerastium semidecandrum
five-stamen mouse-ear chikweed

Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest and in the Columbia River Gorge in Washington; southern British Columbia to Oregon, east to Idaho, also from the Great Plains east to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Prairies, forest edge, fields, roadsides, wastelots, and other open areas at low to middle elevations.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Introduced from Europe

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Cerastium semidecandrum L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 438. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Cerastium semidecandrum checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Cerastium semidecandrum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Cerastium semidecandrum photos.

USDA Plants: Cerastium semidecandrum information.

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