Entry from British & World English dictionary
(also mouse-ear chickweed)
A small white-flowered creeping chickweed with soft hairy leaves which supposedly resemble the ears of mice.
- Genus Cerastium, family Caryophyllaceae.
- Mouse ear chickweed has white flowers while Anagallis arvensis has blue or red flowers.
- Common mouse-ear is a short-lived perennial, native in grassland and in open cultivated and waste ground.
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