Cerastium


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Cerastium

 

(mouse-ear chickweed), a genus of annual or perennial plants of the family Caryophyllaceae. The plants are usually pubescent grasses or, sometimes, subshrubs. The white flowers are generally pentamerous. They are usually umbels; only rarely are they solitary. The fruit is a pod. There are approximately 100 species, found throughout the world, but mainly in Eurasia. More than 70 species occur in the USSR, mainly on rocky mountain slopes. The starry grasswort (C. arvense) is found everywhere near dwellings, in fallow fields, in meadows, in forests, and amid shrubbery. C. biebersteinii, C. grandiflorum, and C. tomentosum are often grown as ornamentals.

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Bahu, 2,830m 51618 PUN (Tharag-Thokpa) n = 12 (2x) Caryophyllaceae (9) Cerastium cerastoides Batal, 3,960m 51479 PUN (L.) Britt.
61 Anthemis tinctoria 1 Anthriscus sylvestris 1 A triplex prostrata 2 2 Brassica campestris 5 9 Capsella bursa pastoris 1 Centaurea cyanus 2 3 Cerastium arvense 3 Cerastium holosteoides 15 Chelidonium majus 38 Chenopodium album 69 479 544 Chenopodium glaucum 7 Erodium cicutarium 1 Fallopia convolvulus 8 31 Fumaria officinalis 2 Galeopsis ladanum 1 Galeopsis tetrahit/speciosa 9 25 Galium aparine 39 Galium spurium 1 Geranium pusillum 4 Lamium album 1 Lamium purpureum 1 Lapsana communis 2 Polygonum aviculare 29 Polygonum lapathifolium 12 237 Polygonum sp.
Other silver-leafed plants, such as snow-in-summer (Cerastium tomentosum), lamb's ears (Stachys byzantina), lavender cotton (Santolina chamaecyparissus) and dusty miller (Senecio cineraria) offer a similar tribute to the moon's presence in the garden.
* Cerastium glomeratum Thuill., sticky mouse-ear chickweed, 1778.
He took special pleasure in the Cerastium aquaticum, which he pressed into the book he was carrying (10).
After filling the 11- by 13-foot area with a mixture of topsoil, peat moss, and manure, she planted mounds of snow-in-summer (Cerastium tomentosum) and yellow-flowered ice plant so that they would tumble over the wall.
As the Promeneur begins to name the rare flowering plants that he discovers along his path, he highlights in particular a specimen of cerastium aquaticum, which, he notes parenthetically, he managed to retain in spite of his accident by safely tucking it away in a book he was carrying.
Mouse-eared chickweed (Cerastium glomeratum) was the only species which showed significant differences between management histories.
based on our observations, it also seems that earthworms deposit more casts near plant species with a compact root system near the soil surface, and near plant species that provide some form of shelter to worms (shade, protection from birds) by virtue of their tussock growth form (e.g., Anthoxanthum odoratum, Carex spp., Dactylis glomerata, Cerastium fontanum).
The most diverse genera were Senecio (28 species), Calamagrostis (21), Poa (21), Nototriche (19), Gentianella (13), Valeriana (13), Werneria (10), Lupinus and Astragalus with nine species each, Festuca and Plantago with eight species each, Mniodes and Ranunculus with seven each; Geranium, Neobartsia, Oxalis, Perezia, Pycnophyllum, and Xenophyllum with six each; Cerastium, Hypochaeris, Sisyrinchium and Viola with five each (Table 3).
There are 30 comprising three each of 10 named varieties such as campanula, aster (pictured), sedum and cerastium. Delivery in 14 days.