Flora of China
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   9. Cerastium szechuense  F. N. Williams
四川卷耳   si chuan juan er


Herbs annual, 17--20 cm tall, glandular pubescent. Stems simple or basally branched. Leaves sessile, lanceolate, apex obtuse. Cyme terminal, many flowered, inflexed after anthesis; bracts leaflike. Sepals oblong-lanceolate, margin membranous, apex acute. Petals white, narrowly elliptic-cuneate, slightly shorter than or equaling sepals, apex 2-lobed. Stamens 10. Capsule narrowly cylindric, 10-toothed, ca. 2 × as long as calyx. Seeds few.

* Mountain slope grasslands; 2100--3500 m. N and W Sichuan.