Scientific Name: Cerastium glomeratum ssp. vulgare Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Common Name:mouse-eared chickweed Texture:Fine
Family Name:CaryophyllaceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial, Weed (horticultural) Mature Size (ht. X w.):< 0.1m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Ovate, Ciliate
Flowers: Flowers solitary, (Floriferous), White, Apr- May- Jun- Jul- Aug- Sep- Oct- Mar
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, May- Jun- Jul- Aug- Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
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Key ID Features:Stem swollen at leaf node (ID feature of family); leaves obovate, decussate; flowers white with five notched petals resembling two petals each; much fuzzier than Stellaria media.