Genus: Cerastium

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Last Modified 01/17/2012

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Cerastium Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 437. 1753.

List of Cerastium Species

References to Cerastium

  • Ahlgren, C. E.; Ahlgren, I. F. 1981. Some effects of different forest litters on seed germination and growth. Canad. J. Forest Res. 11: 710-714.
  • Cafferty, S.; Jarvis, C. E. 2004. Typification of Linnaean plant names in Caryophyllaceae. Taxon 53: 1049-1054.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2005. Flora of North America. Volume 5. Magnoliophyta: Caryophyllidae, part 2. Oxford Univ. Press, New York. , 656 pages. (ISBN 0195222113)
  • Gustafson, D. J. 2003. Amplified fragment length polymorphism analysis of genetic relationships among the serpentine barrens endemic Cerastium velutinum Rafinesque var. villosissimum Pennell (Caryoplyllaceae) and closely related Cerastium species. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 130: 218-223.
  • Hagerup, O. 1944. Notes on some boreal polyploides. Hereditas 30: 152-60.
  • Hart, R. 1990. A successful transplant of Cerastium arvense var. villosum to Staten Island serpentine. Bartonia 56: 69-70.
  • Morton, J. K. 2002. Documented chromosome numbers 2002:2. Chromosome numbers in North American species of Cerastium (Caryophyllaceae). Sida 20: 227-231.
  • Scheen, A. C. 2004. Northern hemispheric biogeography of Cerastium (Caryophyllaceae): insights from phylogenetic analysis of noncoding plastid nucleotide sequences. Amer. J. Bot. 91: 943-952.