Cerastium velutinum var. velutinum

Synonyms: Cerastium arvense var. bracteatum (Torrey) Hollick & Britton Cerastium arvense var. oblongifolium (Rafinesque) Britton Cerastium arvense subsp. velutinum (Rafinesque) Ugborogho Cerastium arvense var. velutinum Hollick & Britton Cerastium arvense var. villosum Jennings Cerastium arvense var. webbii Cerastium bracteatum Cerastium oblongifolium
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 5. Treatment on page 91.

Decumbent sterile shoots absent, or when present, short, stems not obscured by overlapping leaves. Leaf blades linear-lanceolate to lanceolate or narrowly oblong, softly pubescent to subglabrous. 2n = 72.

Phenology: Flowering spring.
Habitat: Limestone rocks, woodlands, serpentine barrens
Elevation: 0-300 m


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Ont., Del., D.C., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Ky., Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Mo., N.J., N.Y., Ohio, Pa., Tenn., Va., W.Va.


Selected References


Lower Taxa

John K. Morton +
Rafinesque +
Ont. +, Del. +, D.C. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Iowa +, Ky. +, Md. +, Mass. +, Mich. +, Minn. +, Mo. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, Ohio +, Pa. +, Tenn. +, Va. +  and W.Va. +
0-300 m +
Limestone rocks, woodlands, serpentine barrens +
Flowering spring. +
Med. Repos., hexade +
Cerastium arvense var. bracteatum +, Cerastium arvense var. oblongifolium +, Cerastium arvense subsp. velutinum +, Cerastium arvense var. velutinum +, Cerastium arvense var. villosum +, Cerastium arvense var. webbii +, Cerastium bracteatum +  and Cerastium oblongifolium +
Cerastium velutinum var. velutinum +
Cerastium velutinum +
variety +