Cerastium cerastoides   Starwort Mouse-ear

Cerastium cerastoides whole Cerastium cerastoides close

This is a mat forming Cerastium which has typical mouse-ear type flowers but only a few glandular hairs on the flower stalks. It occurs in the British Isles too but only rarely in the mountains of Scotland north of Perth.

Near Cirque de Troumouse, French Pyrenees, 8th June 2009

Added on November 26th 2009, corrected Dec 13th 09, updated 12th March 2010

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