Irish wildflowers

Sticky Mouse-ear
Cerastium glomeratum
Cluas luchóige ghreamaitheach
Family: Caryophyllaceae

Flowering time: March-September. Annual. Native.

Clusters of small white flowers, rarely opening fully. Petals similar length sepals. Sepals have long whitish hairs. Leaves often yellowish-green. Broadly oval.
Erect or ascending, covered with sticky, gland-tipped hairs. Height: to 45cm

Arable and waste ground, walls, dunes, roadsides.

Similar: Common Mouse-ear, C. fontanum


Sticky Mouse-ear.

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