Cerastium fontanum subsp. fontanum

Common names: Mountain mouse-ear chickweed
Synonyms: Cerastium fontanum subsp. scandicum
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 5. Treatment on page 86.

Plants perennial. Inflorescences never glandular. Petals 1.3–1.5 times as long as sepals. Capsules 11–17 mm. Seeds 0.9–1.2 mm; tubercles coarse. 2n = 144 (Europe).


Phenology: Flowering summer.
Habitat: Grassy areas, scrub
Elevation: 0-100 m

Discussion

Subspecies fontanum is widespread in the mountains of northern and central Europe.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"-1.5timesaslongassepals" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

perigynous +  and hypogynous +
scarious +
John K. Morton +
Baumgarten +
elliptic to broadly ovate +  and linear +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
oblanceolate +, subacute +, elliptic +  and ovate-oblong +
3mm;8mm +
eglandular-pubescent +
lanceolate +
reduced +
herbaceous +  and scarious +
8 +  and 6 +
cylindric +
1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br /> (1.7 cm17 mm <br />0.017 m <br />) +
Mountain mouse-ear chickweed +
3-50-flowered +
dish--shaped +
expanded +
Greenland +  and Europe +
0-100 m +
straight +  and curved +
central +  and peripheral +
pistillate +  and subsessile +
inconspicuous +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
eglandular +  and branched +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (45 cm450 mm <br />0.45 m <br />) +
stalked +  and simple +
Grassy areas, scrub +
straight +
patent +  and ascending +
disc--shaped +  and dish +
sessile +  and petiolate +
not marcescent +
connate +
alternating +
translucent +  and purplish +
swollen +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br />) +
3 +  and 5 +
crassinucellate +  and bitegmic +
campylotropous +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
reflexed;erect +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
perigynous +  and hypogynous +
fugacious +
Flowering summer. +
Enum. Stirp. Transsilv. +
tuberculate +
compressed +  and angular-obovate +
persistent +
distinct +
ovatelanceolate +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
pseudopetiolate +
5 (?) +  and 10 (?) +
branched +  and simple +
ascending;erect or decumbent +
subterminal +
[30 +  and 5 +
roughened +  and papillate +
distinct +
clavate +  and filiform +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
Cerastium fontanum subsp. scandicum +
rooting +  and rhizomatous +
Cerastium fontanum subsp. fontanum +
Cerastium fontanum +
subspecies +
not inflated +
divided +
10 +  and 8 +
pubescence of simple hairs or stalked glands +  and glabrous +
19 +, 18 +, 17 +, 15] +, 13 +  and [9 +