Field Mouse-Ear Chickweed (Cerastium arvense)

Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Field Mouse-Ear Chickweed
Cerastium arvense
Caryophyllaceae

None known

  • Medicinal Use

    The plant is astringent[257]. A decoction of the plant has been used in the treatment of injuries and miscarriage[257]. A decoction is said to stop uterine bleeding and prevents the child from passing through the uterus[257].

  • Edible Use

    None known

  • 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. The prostate shoots root freely as they spread[200], making division very simple[K].
See the plants native habitat for ideas on its cultivation needs.
Most of Europe, including Britain, south and east to N. Africa and temperate Asia..

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