Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Cerastium brachypetalum Desportes. Gray Mouse-ear. Phen: Apr-Jun. Hab: Lawns, roadsides, disturbed areas. Dist: Native of Europe. The reports of C. tetrandrum for e. VA in F and G are actually this species.

Origin/Endemic status: Europe

Syn: = C, F, Fl4, FNA5, G, GrPl, Il, K4, Mo2, NcTx, RAB, Tn, Va, W, WH3; > Cerastium brachypetalum ssp. brachypetalum – K1; >< Cerastium tetrandrum – F, G

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