Latin name: Cerastium fontanum Baumg. ssp.
  vulgare (Hartman) Greuter & Burdet
  Pronunciation: sir-AS-tee-um fon-TAY-num vul-
  GARE-ee

  Common name: Perennial chickweed
  Family: Caryophyllaceae (Pink)
  Habitat: Disturbed areas, grassy slopes, damp
  woods, marshy ground, lawns and meadows, to
  6500', naturalized from Europe

  Blooming period: March to August
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Cerastium
  2) fontanum
 3) vulgare
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