Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


455

Forb
Biennial

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in fields, roadsides, pastures, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Pink
Usually bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
10 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Dianthus armeria ssp. armeria   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dianthus armeria   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 071-12-002:
Dianthus armeria   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Deptford Pink


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_diar_001_lvd

        

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Keith Bradley    kab_dianthus_armeria_3564

April    Richland County    SC

Elmwood Cemtery

image of Dianthus armeria ssp. armeria

JK Marlow    jkm180518_2372

May    Greenville County    SC

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_dianthus_armeria

May        

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JK Marlow    s040520_a

May    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

Leaves numerous, very narrow, and ascending, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Dianthus armeria ssp. armeria

JK Marlow    s040520_a2

May    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

Flowers in congested cymes with long, erect awl-shaped bracts, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Dianthus armeria ssp. armeria

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_d_armeria_deptford_14

June        

Petals rose-pink copiously dotted with white, a few teeth on petal margins, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Dianthus armeria ssp. armeria

Ben Geer Keys    bgk455_a

July        

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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmdarmeria_brp1

July        NC

Blue Ridge Parkway