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Cerastium arvense ssp. strictum (Field chickweed)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Cerastium arvense ssp. strictum

Cerastium arvense L. ssp. strictum (L.) Ugborogho

Field Chickweed

Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family)

Synonym(s): Cerastium alsophilum, Cerastium angustatum, Cerastium arvense var. angustifolium, Cerastium arvense var. latifolium, Cerastium arvense var. purpurascens, Cerastium arvense var. viscidulum, Cerastium campestre, Cerastium confertum, Cerastium effusum, Cerastium elongatum, Cerastium graminifolium, Cerastium latifolium, Cerastium nitidum, Cerastium occidentale, Cerastium oreophilum, Cerastium patulum, Cerastium scopulorum, Cerastium sonnei, Cerastium strictum, Cerastium subulatum, Cerastium tenuifolium, Cerastium vestitum


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Capsule

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


USA: AK , AR , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , ID , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , SD , TN , UT , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NB , NL , NS , PE

Additional resources

USDA: Find Cerastium arvense ssp. strictum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cerastium arvense ssp. strictum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cerastium arvense ssp. strictum


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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