FLORA OF ICELAND elements: Cerastium fontanum, Common Mouse-ear, Vegarfi

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.

A brief introduction to Iceland plants
Text & Photographs by Dick Vuijk
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Other Pink family members

Other Pink family members

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Natural History of Iceland Site  in Dutch

Natural History of Iceland Site  Dutch