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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Cerastium semidecandrum   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cerastium semidecandrum   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Cerastium semidecandrum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 071-08-002:
Cerastium semidecandrum   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cerastium semidecandrum

 

COMMON NAME:
Little Mouse-ear Chickweed, Fivestamen Chickweed


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image of Cerastium semidecandrum, Little Mouse-ear Chickweed, Fivestamen Chickweed

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cese4_001_lvd

        

image of Cerastium semidecandrum, Little Mouse-ear Chickweed, Fivestamen Chickweed

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_c_semidecandrum2

March    Lee County    NC

image of Cerastium semidecandrum, Little Mouse-ear Chickweed, Fivestamen Chickweed

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_c_semidecandrum3

April    Lee County    NC

Inconspicuous and easily overlooked, per Weakley's Flora (2022).

image of Cerastium semidecandrum, Little Mouse-ear Chickweed, Fivestamen Chickweed

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_c_semidecandrum3b

April    Lee County    NC

Similar to C. glomeratum, but smaller and with less-congested inflorescences, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Cerastium semidecandrum   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cerastium semidecandrum   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Cerastium semidecandrum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 071-08-002:
Cerastium semidecandrum   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cerastium semidecandrum

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2667

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Europe

Rare

Habitat: Disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Usually bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
5 or 10 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Yellow
Capsule

 

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