Unique plants from Romania (Part 9)

Mouse-ear chickweed Cerastium transsylvanicum (Schur ex Griseb & Schenk)

Family: caryophyllaceae
Subfamily: alsinoideae
Tribe: alsinae
Linnaeus-based family name: caryophyllaceae


Image from Botany Pictures

The species is native from Carpathian Mountains, endemic, rare and vulnerable. Grows in Southern and Eastern Carpathians, flowers in May,5-10 cm tall, silver-white flowers forming a perennial carpet on the ground. White flowers. Likes the best soil and a sunny area.

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