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Taxon: Cerastium alpinum L.

 
Genus: Cerastium
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Subfamily: Alsinoideae
Tribe: Alsineae
Nomen number: 446543
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:438. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 25-May-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • alpine mouse-ear  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • alpine mouse-ear chickweed  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • céraiste alpin  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • fjällarv  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Finland, Iceland, Norway, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Germany (s.), Poland (s.), Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Estonia, Russian Federation [Karelia, Komi, Arkhangelsk, Nenets, Murmansk, Perm]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Italy (n.), Macedonia, Romania, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain (n.e.)

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territories] Greenland
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec (n.?), Newfoundland and Labrador (n.?)]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  5. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen. 1972-. Atlas florae europaeae.
  6. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  7. Porsild, A. E. & W. J. Cody. 1980. Vascular plants of continental Northwest Territories, Canada
  8. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  9. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, ed. 2.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?446543. Accessed 1 April 2020.