Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Winter annual

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in fields, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Spring
Yellow
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Cerastium glomeratum   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cerastium glomeratum   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 071-08-003:
Cerastium glomeratum   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Sticky Mouse-ear, Sticky Chickweed, Sticky Mouse-ear Chickweed


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picture of Cerastium glomeratum, image of Cerastium glomeratum

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cevi3_001_lvd

        

picture of Cerastium glomeratum, image of Cerastium glomeratum

JK Marlow    jkm120318_571

March    Pickens County    SC

A tufted plant with many viscid-hairy stems up to 1' tall, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

picture of Cerastium glomeratum, image of Cerastium glomeratum

JK Marlow    jkm120318_571b

March    Pickens County    SC

Sepals green, apex very acute, usually w glandular hairs & long white hairs, per Flora of North America.

picture of Cerastium glomeratum, image of Cerastium glomeratum

JK Marlow    jkm120318_581

March    Pickens County    SC

picture of Cerastium glomeratum, image of Cerastium glomeratum

JK Marlow    jkm120318_581b

March    Pickens County    SC

Leaves covered with spreading, white, long hairs, per Flora of North America.

picture of Cerastium glomeratum, image of Cerastium glomeratum

JK Marlow    jkm120318_581c

March    Pickens County    SC

Petals oblanceolate, 3-5 mm, rarely absent, apex deeply bifid, per Flora of North America.

picture of Cerastium glomeratum, image of Cerastium glomeratum

JK Marlow    jkm160331_229

March    Greenville County    SC

Field