Cerastium arvense L. (Alsinoideae)

Caryophyllaceae


Morphology

H, C, 20 ¿ 40cm

Ecology

Hill and montane zone, medium sites

Chorology

Eurasian

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, vessels solitary, small 20 30microns, vessels thick walled (2 microns), pervasive parenchyma, rayless, crystals absent.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Not well structured, without crystals.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

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