Field chickweed (Cerastium arvense) is almost identical to mouseear chickweed (Cerastium vulgatum), except that leaves are more narrow and are darker green.  The habit of field chickweed also tends to be lower growing than that of mouseear chickweed.

Cerastium arvense (Field chickweed)

Cerastium vulgatum (mouseear chickweed)

Cerastium arvense (Field chickweed)
Cerastium vulgatum (mouseear chickweed)
Foliage is more narrow and darker green than mouseear chickweed, though both are oppositely arranged and similarly hairy.

Foliage is wider and more rounded, especially at leaf tips.
Cerastium arvense (Field chickweed)
Cerastium vulgatum (mouseear chickweed)
Habit is similar, though often this species grows lower to the ground than mouseear chickweed.

Though low growing itself, mouseear chickweed is slightly more erect than field chickweed.
Cerastium arvense (Field chickweed)
Cerastium vulgatum (mouseear chickweed)
Flowers of field chickweed have 5 lobed petals with 10 yellow stamens.  Flowers occur in clusters at the end of leafless stalks.
Flowers of mouseear chickweed have similar attributes to field chickweed, though some subjective differences can be discerned by the viewer.




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