Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Cerastium brachypodum (Engelm. ex A.Gray) B.L.Rob. image
Photographer: from USDA Plants website           
Family Caryophyllaceae
Cerastium brachypodum (Engelm. ex A.Gray) B.L.Rob.
short-stalk chickweed
Cerastium: from Greek keras, "a horn," referring to the shape of the seed capsule
brachypodum: brachys for "short;" pus for "foot"
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial forb

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Cerastium brachypodum (Engelm. ex A.Gray) B.L.Rob. var. compactum B.L.Rob.
Cerastium nutans Raf. var. brachypodum Engelm. ex A.Gray

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