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Taxon: Cerastium fontanum Baumg.

 
Genus: Cerastium
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Subfamily: Alsinoideae
Tribe: Alsineae
Nomen number: 417490
Place of publication: Enum. stirp. transsilv. 1:425. 1816
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Aug-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Jun-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • common mouse-ear  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • common mouse-ear chickweed  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • céraiste commun  (Source: F NAmer) - French

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Naturalized



    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Azores]


    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

  1. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  2. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  3. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  4. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. (L Macar ed4)
  5. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  6. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. (Atlas Eur)
  7. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  8. Silva, L. et al. Listagem da fauna e flora terrestres dos Açores. Lista des plantas vasculares (Pteridophyta e Spermatophyta). (L Azores)
  9. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, ed. 2. (F Eur ed2)

Check other web resources for Cerastium fontanum Baumg. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=417490. Accessed 19 November 2018.