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A plant of a genus that includes chickweed and snow-in-summer.
- ‘The bee on the Cerastium looks like he has got onto a queen sized bed and is snuggling up into a white downy quilt.’
- ‘Many species of Cerastium look alike and can be hard to differentiate.’
- ‘The differences between the two genera are small, such as 5 styles for Cerastium and 3 styles for Stellaria.’
Modern Latin, from Greek kerastēs horned (with reference to the shape of many seed capsules) + -ium.
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