Patagonia Wildflowers
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common mouse-ear chickweed
Cerastium fontanum
Cerastium fontanum
common mouse-ear chickweed Pink Family
Cerastium fontanum Caryophyllaceae
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English common name
  •common mouse-ear chickweed
Spanish common names
  •oreja de ratón
accepted scientific name
  •Cerastium fontanum Baumg.
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  Cerastium fontanum (40)
family name
  • Caryophyllaceae
Image Author: ©2004 Steven J. Baskauf , Bioimages
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of September thru 1st week of May
Native to Europe

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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Native Plant Status
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native Not Native native Not Present
Native to Europe