Cerastium tomentosum Linnaeus. Snow-in-summer. Phen: Apr-Jul. Hab: Disturbed areas. Dist: Native of Eurasia. This species is "cultivated and sometimes escaped" in scattered locations in PA (Rhoads & Klein 1993; Rhoads & Block 2007). First reported for NC by Pittillo & Brown (1988).
Origin/Endemic status: Eurasia
Syn: = C, F, FNA5, G, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa