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Cerastium arvense
field chickweed Pink Family
Cerastium arvense Caryophyllaceae
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English common name
  •field chickweed
Spanish common names
  •cuernecita
  •oreja de ratón
  •cerastio
accepted scientific name
  •Cerastium arvense L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Cerastium arvense (125)
  •excludeCerastium arvense maximum
  •excludeCerastium arvense velutinum
family name
  •Caryophyllaceae
Image Author: ©2008 Walter Siegmund
Image License: CC BY-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.6 inches
Leaf: Opposite
Plant Observed beginning of October thru first week of March

How Likely at this Location (54%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
base map where plant found

Meadow
Forest
Grassland
Rocky
Riparian
Disturbed
Desert
Alpine
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