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
Name derivations: 1) Cerastium 2) fontanum 3) vulgare