Little Mouse-Ear Chickweed
Herb: Little Mouse-Ear Chickweed
Latin name: Cerastium semidecandrum
Family: Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family, Starwort Family)
Edible parts of Little Mouse-Ear Chickweed:Young plant - cooked. Best used before it flowers.
Description of the plant:
(7 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Common in dry open habitats, especially on calcareous or sandy soils.
Propagation of Little Mouse-Ear Chickweed: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.
Cultivation of the herb:Common in dry open habitats, especially on calcareous or sandy soils.
Medicinal use of Little Mouse-Ear Chickweed:None known
Known hazards of Cerastium semidecandrum:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.