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Cerastium  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 19943

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Cerastium vulgatum var. alpestre Hartm.
  Common Name(s): chickweed [English]
    mouse-ear chickweed [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyCaryophyllaceae  – pinks, cariophyllacées  
                               GenusCerastium L. – chickweed, mouse-ear chickweed  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Cerastium aleuticum Hultén – Aleutian chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium alpinum L. – alpine chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium arcticum Lange  
                                  Species Cerastium arvense L. – field mouse-ear chickweed, starry chickweed, field chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium axillare Correll – Trans-Pecos chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium beeringianum Cham. & Schltdl. – chickweed, Bering chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium bialynickii Tolm.  
                                  Species Cerastium biebersteinii DC. – snow-in-summer, boreal chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium brachypetalum Pers. – gray chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium brachypodum (Engelm. ex A. Gray) B.L. Rob. – bractpod chickweed, mouse-ear chickweed, short-stalk mouse-ear chickweed, shortstalk chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium cerastoides (L.) Britton – mountain chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium dichotomum L. – forked chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium diffusum Pers. – fourstamen chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium dubium (Bast.) Guépin – doubtful chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium fastigiatum Greene – fastigiate mouse-ear chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium fischerianum Ser. – Fischer's chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium fontanum Baumg. – common chickweed, mouse-ear chickweed, common mouse-ear chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium glomeratum Thuill. – sticky chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium gracile Dufour – slender chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium maximum L. – great chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium nigrescens (H.C. Watson) Edmondston ex H.C. Watson  
                                  Species Cerastium nutans Raf. – common chickweed, longstem chickweed, nodding mouse-ear chickweed, nodding chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium pauciflorum Steven ex Ser.  
                                  Species Cerastium pumilum W. Curtis – European chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium regelii Ostenf. – Regel's chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium semidecandrum L. – fivestamen chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium siculum Guss. – dry chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium terrae-novae Fernald & Wiegand  
                                  Species Cerastium texanum Britton – Texas mouse-ear chickweed, Texas chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium tomentosum L. – snow in summer 
                                  Species Cerastium velutinum Raf. – large field mouse-ear chickweed 
                                  Species Cerastium viride A. Heller – field chickweed, western field mouse-ear chickweed 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Caryophyllaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Cerastium   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Cerastium   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Cerastium   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Cerastium   
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