mouse-ear chickweed


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mouse-ear chickweed

 (mous′îr′)
n.
Any of various mat-forming plants of the genus Cerastium of the pink family, having hairy oval leaves and small white flowers.
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Noun1.mouse-ear chickweed - any of various plants related to the common chickweedmouse-ear chickweed - any of various plants related to the common chickweed
Cerastium, genus Cerastium - mouse-eared chickweed
Cerastium arvense, field chickweed, field mouse-ear - densely tufted perennial chickweed of north temperate zone
Cerastium tomentosum, love-in-a-mist, snow-in-summer - chickweed with hairy silver-grey leaves and rather large white flowers
Alpine mouse-ear, Arctic mouse-ear, Cerastium alpinum - widespread in the Arctic and on mountains in Europe
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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