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Taxon: Cerastium tomentosum L.

 
Genus: Cerastium
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Subfamily: Alsinoideae
Tribe: Alsineae
Nomen number: 9895
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:440. 1753
Link to protologue:
Comment: [or Cerastium Tomentosum Group, in part]
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 12-Mar-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Oct-2006
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy (incl. Sicily)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [British Columbia, Manitoba]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Maine, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Nebraska, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [North Carolina]


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  7. Hegi, G. et al. 1979. Illustrierte Flora von Mittel-Europa. ed. 1:1906-1931; ed. 2:1936-68; ed. 3:1966- (IllF MEur) 3.2:171.
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. (Atlas Eur)
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  11. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  12. Stewart, R. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of West Pakistan and Kashmir. 1972 (L Pak)
  13. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  14. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  15. Welsh, S. L. & G. Moore Utah Plants. 1973 (Utah Pl)

Check other web resources for Cerastium tomentosum L. :

Images:

  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=9895. Accessed 20 November 2018.