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Definition of the noun alpine mouse-ear
What does alpine mouse-ear mean as a name of something?
- widespread in the Arctic and on mountains in Europe
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific names: Cerastium alpinum pulvinata / form Cerastium alpinum pulvinata / Cerastium alpinum babiogorense / subspecies Cerastium alpinum babiogorense / Cerastium alpinum alpinum / variety Cerastium alpinum alpinum / Cerastium alpinum sordidum / variety Cerastium alpinum sordidum / Cerastium alpinum vestitum / variety Cerastium alpinum vestitum / Cerastium arvense alpinum / variety Cerastium arvense alpinum / Cerastium alpinum
- synonym of Alpine mouse-ear: Arctic mouse-ear
- more generic terms: chickweed / clammy chickweed / mouse ear / mouse eared chickweed / mouse-ear chickweed = any of various plants related to the common chickweed
- geographic area: North America
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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An Introduction to Our Native Arctic-Alpine Flora by Heather Pardoe
Alpine Mouse-ear Cerastium alpinum Alpine Mouse-ear is a greyish-green plant, with pubescent stems and leaves. It grows up to 20 cm tall and forms mats or tufts . Its white flowers have notched petals. The flowers open between June and ...
Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden ...
Alpine Mouse-ear. * Lin. /pec. 628. Reich. 2. 4oo. fl. suec. n.
Universal Technological Dictionary Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences (1823)
Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers : in Two Volumes by George Crabb
Cerastium alpinum, Myosotis, Cen~ tunculus, seu Centunculus, seu Alsine, Alpine Mouse-ear, native of Europe. — Cerastium repent, seu perenne, &c. Stellttria, Myosotis, Ocymoides, seu Lychnis, &c. Creeping Mouse-ear, or Sea- pink, native ...
The Chambers Dictionary (1998)
nceras Hum any low ground-covering plant of the genus Cerastium, including the alpine mouse-ear chickweed, with horn- shaped capsules, and Cerastium tomentosum, snow-in- summer. [Gr kerastes. from keras a horn] cerat- ser-at-, ...
by Christopher Brickell
Alpine mouse-ear. See Cerastium alpinum. Alpine penny-cress. See Thlaspi alpinum. Alpine pink. See Dianthus alpinus. Alpine poppy. See Papaverburseri. Alpine snowbell. See Soldanella alpina.
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