mouse-ear

mouse-ear

Observation - mouse-ear - UK and Ireland. Description: Family Caryophyllaceae. Low, semiprostrate, with hairy, reddish stem. Narrow, lanceolate green leaves also hairy, clasping stem, with strongly-marked central vein. Flowers approx 0.5cm, white, not fully opened in this specimen, but have deeply-notched p

Family Caryophyllaceae. Low, semiprostrate, with hairy, reddish stem. Narrow, lanceolate green leaves also hairy, clasping stem, with strongly-marked central vein. Flowers approx 0.5cm, white, not fully opened in this specimen, but have deeply-notched petals and white-edged bracts (visible). Flo. June-Sept