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