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|Family: Caryophyllaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Dianthus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Dianthus barbatus L. subsp. barbatus
Habit: Perennial herb 30--60 cm; rhizome +- stout. Leaf: basal lanceolate to oblanceolate; cauline +- lanceolate. Inflorescence: dense, flowers many; bracts mostly >= calyx tube, +- linear, long-tapered; pedicels 0--3 mm. Flower: calyx 1.5--1.8 cm, glabrous, ribs 40, lobes acute to short-tapered; petal limb 6--10 mm, white to pink, purple, violet, or 2-colored. Fruit: stalk 3--4 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=30.
Ecology: Disturbed areas; Elevation: < 1500 m. Bioregional Distribution: NW, CaRF, CCo; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Alberta, eastern North America, Texas; native to southern Europe. Flowering Time: Spring--early summer
Unabridged Note: 1 other subsp., native to Europe, e&southwestern Asia, introduced in Mexico, Central America, South America, Java.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald L. Hartman & Richard K. Rabeler
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Previous taxon: Dianthus armeria subsp. armeria
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Citation for this treatment: Ronald L. Hartman & Richard K. Rabeler 2016. Dianthus barbatus subsp. barbatus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=77167, accessed on October 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 26, 2016.