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Cerastium beeringianum (Bering chickweed)
Weyand, Phyllis

Cerastium beeringianum

Cerastium beeringianum Cham. & Schltdl.

Bering chickweed, Mountain chickweed

Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CEBE2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)

Cerastium beeringianum grows at high elevations in western mountains of North America and has green-edged bracts in the flower cluster.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Capsule
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: 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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National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FACU FAC FACU
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Cerastium beeringianum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cerastium beeringianum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cerastium beeringianum

Metadata

Record Modified: 2013-05-16
Research By: TWC Staff

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