Common Mouse-ear Chickweed - Cerastium fontanum
Cerastium vulgatum [misapplied]
Perennial forming tufts or small mats with pubescent foliage. Stems 10–40 cm long, trailing and rooting at the nodes. Leaves lanceolate to ovate, 1–3 cm long, rarely fascicled. Inflorescence several-flowered with pedicels up to 1 cm. Flowers: sepals 5–7 mm long; petals 4–7 mm long. Capsule 9–13 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
Our plants are subspecies vulgare
(Hartm.) Greuter & Burdet
The following animal species have been reported as pollinators of this plant species or its genus where their geographic ranges overlap: Bombus pensylvanicus
(Colla and Dumesh 2010).