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COMMON MOUSE-EAR Cerastium fontanum (Caryophyllaceae) Height to 30cm. Hairy perennial, found in gardens and grasslands, and on disturbed ground. Flowering and non-flowering shoots occur. FLOWERS are white, 5-7mm across with 5 deeply notched petals (Apr-Oct). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are grey-green and borne in opposite pairs. STATUS-Widespread and common throughout.
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COMMON MOUSE-EAR Cerastium fontanum (Caryophyllaceae) Height to 30cm. Hairy perennial, found in gardens and grasslands, and on disturbed ground. Flowering and non-flowering shoots occur. FLOWERS are white, 5-7mm across with 5 deeply notched petals (Apr-Oct). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are grey-green and borne in opposite pairs. STATUS-Widespread and common throughout.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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