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Taxon: Cerastium arvense L.

 
Genus: Cerastium
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Subfamily: Alsinoideae
Tribe: Alsineae
Nomen number: 310771
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:438. 1753
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/358457
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 12-Nov-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 7 (7 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • field chickweed  (Source: Glea Cron ed2) - English
  • field mouse-ear  (Source: F BritStace) - English
  • field mouse-ear chickweed  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • meadow chickweed  (Source: Websters Dict) - English
  • prairie mouse-ear chickweed  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • starry grasswort  (Source: Glea Cron ed2) - English
  • field chickweed  (Source: ICAW) - English (Canada)
  • céraiste des champs  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • céraiste des champs  (Source: ICAW) - French (Canada)
  • fältarv  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan (s.e.), Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation-Far East [Far East]
    • CHINA: China [Gansu Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Henan Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Jilin Sheng, Nei Mongol Zizhiqu, Ningxia Huizi Zizhiqu, Qinghai Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu, Yunnan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaidô, Honshu] Korea

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Ireland, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (n. & w.)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Italy, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territories, Yukon] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Québec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska (w.), North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]


    Adventive

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile


    Naturalized (widely natzd.)

    Other (exact native range obscure)

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. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 93.
  3. Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz. 1981. Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist.
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. Eriksson, O. et al. 1979. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 2.
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  7. Fu, Y. C. et al. 1977-. Flora intramongolica.
  8. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  9. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  10. Harrington, H. 1954. Manual of the plants of Colorado.
  11. Hegi, G. et al. 1979. Illustrierte Flora von Mittel-Europa 3,2:911. Note: ed. 1:1906-1931; ed. 2:1936-68; ed. 3:1966-
  12. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  13. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  14. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  15. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  16. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen. 1972-. Atlas florae europaeae.
  17. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  18. Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles. 1969. Arizona flora, ed. 2.
  19. Kitagawa, M. 1979. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae.
  20. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  21. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  22. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  23. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck. 1959. A California flora.
  24. Navas-Bustamante, L. E. 1973-1979. Flora de la cuenca de Santiago de Chile.
  25. Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia.
  26. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  27. Stace, C. 1995. New flora of the British Isles.
  28. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
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  30. Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.
  31. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  32. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

Check other web resources for Cerastium arvense L. :

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=310771. Accessed 16 October 2019.