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Taxon: Cerastium tomentosum L.

Genus: Cerastium
Family: Caryophyllaceae subfamily: Alsinoideae tribe: Alsineae.
Nomen number: 9895
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:440. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Comment: or Cerastium Tomentosum Group, in part
Name verified on: 12-Mar-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Oct-2006
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • dusty-miller   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • snow-in-harvest   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • snow-in-summer   (Source: Dict Gard [as C. tomentosum Group]) – English
  • snow-on-the-mountain   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • céraiste tomenteux   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • filziges Hornkraut   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • silverarv   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Italy [incl. Sicily]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AUSTRALASIA
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia, Manitoba
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Maine, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Nebraska, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - North Carolina

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961–. Flora of New Zealand.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist.
  • Hegi, G. et al. 1979. Illustrierte Flora von Mittel-Europa. ed. 1:1906-1931; ed. 2:1936-68; ed. 3:1966- 3.2:171.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen. 1972–. Atlas florae europaeae.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia.
  • Stewart, R. 1972. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of West Pakistan and Kashmir.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
  • Welsh, S. L. & G. Moore. 1973. Utah Plants. [cultivated].
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
More:

Check other web resources for Cerastium tomentosum L.:


Images:

  • Seeds: 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?9895 (20 August 2014)

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