FLORA OF ICELAND elements: Cerastium fontanum, common mouse-ear

Cerastium fontanum; The common mouse-ear has smaller flowers compared to the arctic and alpine mouse-ears. It is common throughout the country growing in grasslands and on soils disturbed by human activities.

It is a member of the Pink family (Caryophyllaceae). The Icelandic name of this species is Vegarfi

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Flower in more detail
many flowering stems
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Flower in more detail

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