Cerastium nutans Raf.
Common Name: NODDING CHICKWEED
Coefficient of Conservatism: 4
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Nt A-Forb

Cerastium nutans R. W. Smith

River banks, rocky ground, fields, and borders of forests.

Depauperate plants in deep shade may have pedicels shorter than usual, but such habitats are not occupied by C. brachypodum, with which it might be confused in the keys because of the short pedicels. 

Locations

Charlevoix County
    Only on Beaver Island
Dickinson County
Eaton County
Hillsdale County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Lenawee County
Monroe County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 13, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=742.