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Sticky Mouse-ear Chickweed - Cerastium glomeratum
Other Names:  Cerastium viscosum

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Slenderly taprooted annual with hirsute and glandular foliage. Stems ascending to erect, branched at the base, 10–30 cm. Leaves oblanceolate, petiolate below, 8–25 mm long, rarely fascicled. Inflorescence few to many tight clusters or an open cyme; pedicels smaller than the sepals. Flowers: sepals 4–5 mm long with non-glandular, multi-cellular hairs; petals 3–5 mm long. Capsule 7–10 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Unknown/Undetermined
 


Range Comments
Missoula and Sanders counties; most of temperate N. America except the Great Plains, introduced from Europe (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 5

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