[The Chickweeds of of the Columbia River Gorge]

Nodding Chickweed, Nodding Cerastium

Cerastium nutans var. nutans

Synonyms: Cerastium brachypodum, Cerastium nutans var. nutans

Flower of Nodding Chickweed, Nodding Mouse Ear: Cerastium nutans (Synonyms: Cerastium brachypodum, Cerastium nutans var. nutans)

The photo above shows a close-up of the flower of nodding chickweed found along Road K6900 at about 3670' on the southeastern slopes of Mt. Adams...................June 12, 2005. Note the white margins to the sepals on the photos of this page.

Inflorescence of Nodding Chickweed, Nodding Mouse Ear: Cerastium nutans (Synonyms: Cerastium brachypodum, Cerastium nutans var. nutans)

The photo above shows a close-up of the inflorescence of nodding chickweed found along Road K6900 at about 3670' on the southeastern slopes of Mt. Adams...................June 12, 2005. Note the numerous gland tipped hairs on the pedicels, outside of the calyx, and upper stems.

Inflorescence of Nodding Chickweed, Nodding Mouse Ear: Cerastium nutans (Synonyms: Cerastium brachypodum, Cerastium nutans var. nutans)

The photo above shows a close-up of the inflorescence of nodding chickweed found along Road K6900 at about 3670' on the southeastern slopes of Mt. Adams...................June 12, 2005.

Paul Slichter