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Common Mouse-ear Chickweed
Cerastium vulgare

Family: Caryophyllaceae (kar-ree-oh-fil-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cerastium (ker-RAS-tee-um) (Info)
Species: vulgare (vul-GAIR-ee) (Info)

Category:

Perennials

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

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Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On May 2, 2010, strange2u from Hinsdale, IL wrote:

According to plants.usda.gov website, Cerastium vulgatum is a synonym name for this plant. Also according to Peterson Field Guides Edible Wild Plants the leaves must be cooked. The leaves and stems should be boiled for 5 min. & served as greens. A tea can also be made from it .