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Dianthus armeria L.
DEPTFORD PINK
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Dianthus armeria, Deptford Pink
© John Pickering, 2004-2017 · 6
Dianthus armeria, Deptford Pink
Dianthus armeria, Deptford Pink
© John Pickering, 2004-2017 · 5
Dianthus armeria, Deptford Pink

Dianthus armeria, Deptford Pink
© John Pickering, 2004-2017 · 4
Dianthus armeria, Deptford Pink
Dianthus armeria, inflorescence - frontal view of flower
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Dianthus armeria, inflorescence - frontal view of flower

Dianthus armeria, inflorescence - lateral view of flower
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Dianthus armeria, inflorescence - lateral view of flower
Dianthus armeria, inflorescence - whole - unspecified
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Dianthus armeria, inflorescence - whole - unspecified

Dianthus armeria, leaf - on upper stem
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Dianthus armeria, leaf - on upper stem
Dianthus armeria, whole plant - in flower - general view
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Dianthus armeria, whole plant - in flower - general view

Dianthus armeria, leaf - basal or on lower stem
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Dianthus armeria, leaf - basal or on lower stem
Dianthus armeria, stem - showing leaf bases
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Dianthus armeria, stem - showing leaf bases

Dianthus armeria
© Les Mehrhoff, 2008-2010 · 4
Dianthus armeria
Dianthus armeria, Deptford Pink
© John Pickering, 2004-2017 · 3
Dianthus armeria, Deptford Pink

Dianthus armeria, Deptford Pink
© John Pickering, 2004-2017 · 2
Dianthus armeria, Deptford Pink
Dianthus armeria, leaf and flower
© Kay Yatskievych, 2003 · 1
Dianthus armeria, leaf and flower

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Glomosporiaceae  Sorosporium saponariae @ BPI (1)

Thecaphora saponariae @ BPI (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Septoria dianthi @ BPI (1)
Pucciniaceae  Uromyces caryophyllinus @ BPI (1)

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Delaware Wildflowers  •  Scientific names

Dianthus armeria L. Deptford-pink
Caryophyllaceae — Pink family
Non-native
Dianthus armeria
Perryville, MD
June 2001 Dianthus armeria Dianthus armeria
White Clay Creek State Park -- Judge Morris Estate
June 2001

More information on this plant, from other sources.


Copyright David G. Smith

Delaware Wildflowers main page

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Dianthus armeria L.

Dianthus armeria plant

Family - Caryophyllaceae

Stems - To +/-80cm tall, herbaceous, simple to branching above, from a taproot, glabrous to hirsute and antrorse pubescent near the inflorescence, terete, hollow.

Dianthus armeria stem

Leaves - Opposite, sessile, linear, pubescent, to +/-6cm long, +/-5mm broad, entire, acute to obtuse.

Dianthus armeria leaf

Inflorescence - Terminal bracteate clusters of paired flowers. Bracts linear, pubescent. Flowers sessile.

Flowers - Petals 5, clawed. Claw to 1.5cm long, glabrous, white. Limb pink with white and rose mottling, 6-7mm long, 3mm broad, elliptic, toothed at apex. Stamens 10. Filaments to 1.4cm long, filiform, glabrous, white. Anthers purple, 1.2mm long, slightly exserted or included. Styles 2, filiform, white, 1cm long, included. Ovary cylindric, 6-7mm long, 1.2mm in diameter, glabrous, light green, 2-locular. Placentation axile. Ovules many. Calyx tube to 1.5cm long, 2.5mm in diameter, pubescent, 5-lobed. Lobes 3mm long, attenuate, erect.

Dianthus armeria flower

Flowering - May - October.

Habitat - Open woods, roadsides, railroads, waste ground, pastures, fields. Also cultivated.

Origin - Native to Europe.

Other info. - This diminutive species can be found throughout Missouri. The bright pink flowers of this species make it desirable in cultivation and it requires little care.

Photographs taken in the Ozark Scenic Riverways, 5-24-03.


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