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Mouse-Ear Chickweed (Cerastium vulgatum)

Image ID: 2017/mtr199

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Family: Caryophyllaceae (Pink)
Height: 0.5 to 1 ft.
Blooms: May to September
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size:  0.25 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 10 or more parts
Location: Montour Trail
Date:  4/28/2017
Notes: Actually only 5 petals, but they are so deeply incised that there appear to be 10.
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Mouse-Ear Chickweed may be easily confused with:
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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