Mouse-ear Chickweed
Flower, fully open
Ellura
Mallee Catchfly
Basal Leaves Seed Pod & Stem
 
                      
Mouse-ear Chickweed (Cerastium glomeratum)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Other Small Plants
Order: Betalains (Caryophyllales)
Family: Carnation (Caryophyllaceae)
Species: Mouse-ear Chickweed (Cerastium glomeratum)
This Photo:     Fruit

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
A hairy leaved weed. A white flower that has 5 petals which are deeply lobed and can look like 10 petals.
On Ellura it is more prostrate than in the Adelaide Hills.

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This species is classed as If (Foreign Introduction)