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Taxon: Cerastium glomeratum Thuill.

Genus: Cerastium
Family: Caryophyllaceae subfamily: Alsinoideae tribe: Alsineae.
Nomen number: 407894
Place of publication: Fl. env. Paris ed. 2:226. 1799
Name verified on: 12-Mar-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Jun-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • clammy chickweed   (Source: Glea Cron ed2 [as C. viscosum]) – English
  • mouse-ear chickweed   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • sticky mouse-ear   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • sticky mouse-ear chickweed   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • céraiste aggloméré   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • Knäuel-Hornkraut   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia; Yemen
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Middle Asia: Turkmenistan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal; Pakistan
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Faroe Islands; Iceland; Ireland; Norway [s.]; Sweden [s.]; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation - European part [w. & s.]; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores; Spain - Canary Islands
    South Tropical Africa: Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: South Africa
    Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Mauritius; Reunion
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Malesia: Indonesia - Java; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Canada
    Mexico
    United States
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Hispaniola; Jamaica
    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Guatemala; Panama
    Northern South America: Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Uruguay

      Other:
  • exact native range obscure

References:

More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Cerastium glomeratum Thuill.:


Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?407894 (20 September 2014)

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