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Cerastium Glomeratum

Botanical Name:

Cerastium glomeratum

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How to Grow
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Dec

Plant Type

Herb/Forb, Annual, Weed, Annual herb with straggling, ascending stems up to 45 cm. long, glandular-hairy at least above.

Lifespan

Annual

Flower

Clusters of 1/4 inch wide flowers with 5 green hairy sepals and 5 white 2-lobed petals., Flowers in terminal, dichotomous, cymose clusters; pedicels glandular-hairy, very short or occasionally reaching 5 mm.; bracts lanceolate, herbaceous, hairy, similar to the upper leaves but smaller.

Fruit

A small capsule with tiny teeth splits open to disperse several seeds., Capsule up to twice the length of the calyx, subcylindric, shortly stalked, slightly curved, opening by 10 blunt, apical teeth.

Taxonomy

Order

Caryophyllales

Family

Caryophyllaceae

Genus

Cerastium

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