Common Mouse-Ear Chickweed (Cerastium holosteoides)

Annual/Perennial
C. triviale. Link.
Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Common Mouse-Ear Chickweed
Cerastium holosteoides
Caryophyllaceae

None known

  • Medicinal Use

    None known

  • Edible Use

    Leaves and young shoots[179]. This report refers to the sub-species C. holosteoides glandulosum. Koch.[179].

  • Cautionary Notes

    None known

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed – we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in spring in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out into their permanent positions in the summer. Division in spring might be possible.
See the plants native habitat for ideas on its cultivation needs. This species is closely related to C. fontanum, the common mouse-ear, and is seen as no more than a sub-species of that species by many botanists.
A cosmopolitan plant, found n most regions of the world, including Britain.

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