OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/14/23):
Atocion armeria   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Silene armeria   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)

Atocion armeria

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 5 (2005)

Silene armeria

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Silene armeria

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 071-17-006:

Silene armeria   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Sweet William Catchfly, Garden Catchfly, None-so-pretty


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image of Atocion armeria, Sweet William Catchfly, Garden Catchfly, None-so-pretty

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_siar_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/14/23):
Atocion armeria   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Silene armeria   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Atocion armeria

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 5
Silene armeria

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Silene armeria

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 071-17-006:
Silene armeria   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3196

Forb
Annual

Habitat: Disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

Non-native: Europe

Uncommon in Carolina Mountains (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pinkish/ Lavender
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
10 stamens
Superior ovary
Usually bisexual

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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