(First upload on December 13 2016. Last on August 23 2017) [ 日本語 | English ]

Cerastium tomentosum L.

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

Cerastium L. (ミミナグサ)
Shiromiminagusa (シロミミナグサ, 白耳菜草), snow-in-summer
Natsuyukisou (ナツユキソウ, 夏雪草), directly translated from English
Lifeform: short, perennial forb
Distribution: southern Europe
Habitat: roadsides, etc., escaped from gardening
Leaf: felty (identification key)
Chromosome number: 2n = 72
Use: groundcover for gardening

Cerastium tomentosum in Hokkaido

chickweed1 chickweed2 chickweed3
[1] along a paved road at the foot of small hill in the city of Muroran on September 12 2016. [2/3] at a house garden in N27/E2, East Ward, Sapporo, on May 20 2017.