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Common Name: Field Mouse-Ear Chickweed
Cerastium arvense is a perennial plant that can grow up to 0.20 metres tall.
It has uses.
Most of Europe, including Britain, south and east to N. Africa and temperate Asia..
Dry banks and waysides, and in grassland, especially on calcareous or slightly acid sandy soils, throughout Britain but mainly in the east[
|Pollinators||Flies and small bees
Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in spring in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out into their permanent positions in the summer.
Division in spring. The prostate shoots root freely as they spread[
], making division very simple[