Cerastium arvense subsp. strictum Gaudin
  • Fl. Helv.
  • Céraiste dressé

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Cerastium arvense subsp. strictum Gaudin. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000595198. Accessed on: 03 Jul 2020'

General Information

Herbs perennial, 15--35 cm tall. Stems sparsely caespitose, creeping proximally, erect distally, retrorsely purplish red hairy, distally both retrorsely hairy and glandular pubescent, or glabrous throughout. Leaves linear to narrowly lanceolate, 0.5--2.5 cm × 1--4 mm, pilose or glabrous, base cuneate, amplexicaul, margin sometimes ciliate, apex acute or acuminate; leaf axils with dwarf, sterile shoots. Cyme terminal, 3--7-flowered; bracts leaflike, lanceolate, pilose, margin scarious. Pedicel 1--1.5 cm, densely white glandular pubescent. Sepals lanceolate, ca. 6 × 1.5--2 mm, abaxially densely villous, margin membranous. Petals obovate, ca. 2 × as long as sepals, 2-lobed for 1/4--1/3 their length. Stamens shorter than petals. Styles 5. Capsule cylindric, ca. 1.3 × as long as calyx, 10-toothed. Seeds numerous, brown, reniform, slightly compressed, tuberculate. Fl. May--Aug, fr. Jul--Sep. 2n = 36.

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    Plants forming clumps or mats, rhizomatous, or tufted, taprooted; straggling, creeping shoots usually not well developed. Stems: flowering stems decumbent at base, usually green or straw colored, occasionally purple tinged (in some populations growing on serpentine rocks), 5-20(-30) cm, pubescent and often glandular distally, hairs patent or deflexed; nonflowering winter shoots, when present, elongating, with narrow, oblanceolate leaves; small axillary tufts of leaves always present. Leaves usually not strongly dimorphic; blade lanceolate or oblanceolate to linear, 2-25 × 1-5 mm. Flowers: sepals 3.5-6(-7) mm, midrib visible; petals 7.5-9 mm (-12 mm in western plants), usually remaining ± white when dried; anthers 0.8-0.9 mm. Capsules 7.5-11 × 2.5-4 mm, usually less than 1.5 times as long as sepals, rarely longer. Seeds 0.6-1.1 mm. 2n = 36.

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    Other Local Names

    Céraiste dressé

     Information From

    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Flora of North America @ efloras.org
    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Flora of North America Association
    Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).