There are no edible uses listed for Cerastium arvense.
There are no material uses listed for Cerastium arvense.
The plant is astringent
. A decoction of the plant has been used in the treatment of injuries and miscarriage
. A decoction is said to stop uterine bleeding and prevents the child from passing through the uterus
There are no medicinal uses listed for Cerastium arvense.
Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in spring in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out into their permanent positions in the summer.
Division in spring. The prostate shoots root freely as they spread
, making division very simple[K].
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See the plants native habitat for ideas on its cultivation needs.
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Associations & Interactions
There are no interactions listed for Cerastium arvense. Do you know of an interaction that should be listed here? edit this page to add it.
Polycultures & Guilds
There are no polycultures listed which include Cerastium arvense.
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? 1.01.11.21.3 Moerman. D. Native American Ethnobotany Timber Press. Oregon. ISBN 0-88192-453-9 (1998-00-00)
? 2.02.1 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)
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