(First upload on August 3 2011. Last on April 30 2023) [ 日本語 | English ]

Cerastium glomeratum Thuillier

Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Cerastium L. (ミミナグサ)
Orandamiminagusa (オランダミミナグサ, 和蘭耳菜草), sticky mouse-ear chickweed
Lifeform: annual-biennial forb
Stem: branched hairy stem
Distribution: Eurasia (widespread exotic to Japan)
Habitat: widespread in rural - urbanized areas

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Flower: dense with calyx shorter than peduncle ↔ C. fontanum
Chromosome number: 2n = 72

Cerastium viscosum L.
Cerastium vulgatum L. var. glomeratum (Thuill.) DC.


Cerastium glomeratum in Japan

chickweed1 chickweed2 chickweed3
chickweed4 chickweed5 chickweed6
[1] near Ryukan Bridge (龍閑橋*), Kanda, Tokyo, on March 4 2013. [2/3] on an artificial grassland near Sarobetsu Wetland Visitor Center, northern Hokkaido, on May 24 2015. [4/5] at the side of Toko Store, East Ward, Sapporo. on May 20 2017. [6] near a cemetery (Koumyoujoen (光明浄苑), Machida City, Tokyo, on December 10 2017. [7] along a road in front of Hokkaido University Hospital on April 15 2023.