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Common Mouse-ear - Cerastium fontanum

Favourite Photos

image species author location uploaded taken select
Common Mouse-ear Common Mouse-ear - Cerastium fontanum dylan Avon Gorge 29 Apr 2021, 4:59 p.m. 26 Apr 2021, 4:46 p.m.
Common Mouse-ear Common Mouse-ear - Cerastium fontanum subsp. vulgare dylan Hill 1 13 May 2023, 2:25 p.m. 12 May 2023, 11:54 a.m.
Common Mouse-ear Common Mouse-ear - Cerastium fontanum dylan Avon Gorge, Leigh Woods, Downs etc. 11 Jan 2021, 2:20 p.m. 2 Aug 2020, 5:20 p.m.
Common Mouse-ear Common Mouse-ear - Cerastium fontanum dylan Avon Gorge, Leigh Woods, Downs etc. 11 Jan 2021, 2:20 p.m. 2 Aug 2020, 5:20 p.m.
Common Mouse-ear Common Mouse-ear - Cerastium fontanum dylan Avon Gorge 29 Apr 2021, 4:59 p.m. 26 Apr 2021, 4:46 p.m.
Common Mouse-ear Common Mouse-ear - Cerastium fontanum dylan Billingham Beck Valley Country Park 10 Jun 2021, 11:51 a.m. 3 Jun 2021, 3:44 p.m.

Species Description

Common and widespread throughout the UK. Habitat includes: grassland, meadows, sand dunes, shingle. Perennial. Flowers: April to May. 1 plant can produce as many as 6,500 seeds and can remain viable in the soil for up to 40 years. Height: Up to 30 cm.

Subspecies

name latinname species sightings media image
Common Mouse-ear Cerastium fontanum subsp. vulgare 1 8 22 image for Common Mouse-ear