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Key to Dianthus

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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]


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