Cerastium

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Cerastium

Category Perennial, Groundcover
Kingdom Plantae
Division Magnoliophyta
Class Angiospermae
Order Caryophyllales
Family Caryophyllaceae
Species in this genus
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Aden Earth Zone

5 - 17

Cultivation

Characteristics

About

Cerastium is a genus of annual, winter annual, or perennial plants belonging to the family Caryophyllaceae. The around 100 species are commonly called "Mouse-ear chickweed" or "Snow-in-Summer"; different species are found nearly worldwide but the greatest concentration is mainly from the northern temperate areas of the world.<ref>http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=1&amp;amp;taxon_id=106150</ref> A number are common weeds in fields and on disturbed ground.


[[Image:Cerastium macrocarpum1.jpg|thumb|left|350pxCerastium tomentosum is a very popular rock garden plant around the world. It's common name is Snow-In-Summer.

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