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Sticky Mouse-ear, Cerastium glomeratum Family: Caryophyllaceae
Cerastium glomeratum     *     Sticky Mouse-ear

Flowering time: March - September. Annual

Habitat: Common on arable and waste ground, walls, roadsides and dunes.

A +/- erect plant, covered with sticky, gland-tipped hairs. Leaves often yellow-green. Dense, terminal clusters of small white flowers, rarely opening fully. Petals and sepals are a similar length. Bracts without silvery margins. Height to 45cm

Similar: Common Mouse-ear, C. fontanum


Sticky Mouse-ear, Cerastium glomeratum
Sticky Mouse-ear, Cerastium glomeratum
Canford Cliffs, Dorset. September 2007

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