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Cerastium brachypodum
bractpod chickweed Pink Family
Cerastium brachypodum Caryophyllaceae
common names
  bractpod chickweed
  mouse-ear chickweed
  short-stalk mouse-ear chickweed
  shortstalk chickweed
accepted scientific name
  Cerastium brachypodum (Engelm. ex A. Gray) B.L. Rob.
rules for finding collection records
  Cerastium brachypodum (659)
  Cerastium nutans brachypodum (11)
family name
Image Author: © Max Licher, downloaded from SEINet
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.33 inches
Leaf: Opposite
Plant Observed beginning of March thru end of September

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
Links to Plant Photos
R.L.Carr (14)
Gila Wilderness (7)
G.D.Carr (8)
Kansas Native (3)
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