Cerastium beeringianum Cham. & Schltdl.
Bering chickweed, Mountain chickweed
Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family)
USDA Symbol: CEBE2
Cerastium beeringianum grows at high elevations in western mountains of North America and has green-edged bracts in the flower cluster.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Class: 0-1 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug
DistributionUSA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , NM , OR , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , SK
Native Habitat: Arctic and alpine tundra, meadows, open woodlands, rocky slopes, talus, cliff ledges, river and roadside gravel.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Cerastium beeringianum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cerastium beeringianum in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2013-05-16
Research By: TWC Staff