Jepson eFlora
Key to families | Table of families and genera

Key to Dianthus

View taxon page for Dianthus

1. Flowers few to many; pedicels 0–3 mm; bracts linear to lanceolate, mostly >= calyx tube, long-tapered

2. Calyx moderately hairy; cauline leaf ± linear; fruit stalk ± 1 mm ..... D. armeria subsp. armeria

2' Calyx glabrous; cauline leaf ± lanceolate; fruit stalk 3–4 mm ..... D. barbatus subsp. barbatus

1' Flowers 1–few; pedicels mostly 5–25 mm; bracts ovate or obovate, 1/4–1/2 × calyx tube, acute to short-tapered

3. Petal limb 4–9 mm, tip irregularly toothed ..... D. deltoides subsp. deltoides

3' Petal limb 8–15 mm, tip divided to narrow segments ..... [D. plumarius subsp. plumarius]


Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) [year] Jepson eFlora, [accessed on month, day, year]
Citation for an individual treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] [year]. [Taxon name] in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, [URL for treatment]. Accessed on [month, day, year].
We encourage links to these pages, but the content may not be downloaded for reposting, repackaging, redistributing, or sale in any form, without written permission from The Jepson Herbarium.