Cerastium brachypetalum Pers.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Cerastium brachypetalum Pers.

  • Description

    Species Description - Similar to C. viscosum, but with a more open, dichasially branched infl, the pedicels mostly longer than the sep; bracts conspicuously long-hairy, not glandular; pet often shorter than the sep; stamens to 10. Polyploid series probably based on x=9 or 18. Native of Eurasia, now widely but irregularly intr. in our range, especially southward. Apr., May.