Cerastium nutans var. nutans

WeedyIllustratedEndemic
Synonyms: Cerastium longipedunculatum Muhlenberg ex Britton Cerastium nutans var. occidentale
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 5. Treatment on page 88.

Stems erect, glandular and viscid distally, often with few long, woolly hairs at proximal nodes. Leaves not marcescent, sessile; blade oblanceolate to spatulate proximally, lanceolate to narrowly elliptic distally, 10–60 × 3–15 mm, apex mostly acute, softly pubescent and glandular. Pedicels usually 1–3 times as long as sepals in flower, elongating to 5 times as long as sepals in fruit. Flowers: sepals ovate-lanceolate, 4–6 mm; petals shorter than to slightly longer than sepals. Capsules (8–)10–12(–13) mm. 2n = 36.


Phenology: Flowering throughout growing season.
Habitat: Moist woods, stream banks, meadows, shores, rock ledges, boggy places, cultivated land
Elevation: 0-2800 m

Distribution

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Alta., B.C., Man., N.W.T., Ont., Que., Sask., Yukon, Ala., Alaska, Ark., Colo., Conn., Del., D.C., Ga., Idaho, Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kans., Ky., Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Miss., Mo., Mont., Nebr., N.J., N.Y., N.C., N.Dak., Ohio, Oreg., Pa., S.Dak., Tenn., Tex., Vt., Va., Wash., W.Va., Wis., Wyo.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

John K. Morton +
Rafinesque +
Alta. +, B.C. +, Man. +, N.W.T. +, Ont. +, Que. +, Sask. +, Yukon +, Ala. +, Alaska +, Ark. +, Colo. +, Conn. +, Del. +, D.C. +, Ga. +, Idaho +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Iowa +, Kans. +, Ky. +, Md. +, Mass. +, Mich. +, Minn. +, Miss. +, Mo. +, Mont. +, Nebr. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, N.Dak. +, Ohio +, Oreg. +, Pa. +, S.Dak. +, Tenn. +, Tex. +, Vt. +, Va. +, Wash. +, W.Va. +, Wis. +  and Wyo. +
0-2800 m +
Moist woods, stream banks, meadows, shores, rock ledges, boggy places, cultivated land +
Flowering throughout growing season. +
Précis Découv. Somiol., +
Weedy +, Illustrated +  and Endemic +
Cerastium longipedunculatum +  and Cerastium nutans var. occidentale +
Cerastium nutans var. nutans +
Cerastium nutans +
variety +