Leaves and young shoots
. No more details are given.
There are no material uses listed for Cerastium viscosum.
The juice of the plant is applied to the forehead to relieve headaches
. It is also dropped into the nostril to treat nosebleeds
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.
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We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though judging by its native range it should succeed outdoors in many parts of this country. It is likely to require a moist soil in light shade.
According to some botanists this species is no more than a synonym for C. holosteoides.
Problems, pests & diseases
Associations & Interactions
There are no interactions listed for Cerastium viscosum. 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 viscosum.
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Material uses & Functions
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? 1.01.1 Reid. B. E. Famine Foods of the Chiu-Huang Pen-ts'ao. Taipei. Southern Materials Centre (1977-00-00)
? 2.02.12.2 Manandhar. N. P. Plants and People of Nepal Timber Press. Oregon. ISBN 0-88192-527-6 (2002-00-00)
? Fernald. M. L. Gray's Manual of Botany. American Book Co. (1950-00-00)