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|Family: Caryophyllaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Dianthus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Dianthus deltoides L. subsp. deltoides
Habit: Perennial herb 18--40 cm; rhizomes slender. Leaf: basal oblanceolate; cauline linear to lance-linear. Inflorescence: flowers 1--few; bracts 1/3--1/2 × calyx tube, ovate, short-tapered; pedicels mostly 5--10+ mm. Flower: calyx 1.3--1.7 cm, hairs 0 to minute adaxially, ribs 25--30, lobes linear to +- triangular; petal limb 4--9 mm, deep pink with darker zigzag band near base. Fruit: stalk +- 3 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=30.
Ecology: Wet meadows, disturbed areas; Elevation: < 2500 m. Bioregional Distribution: CaRH, n&s SNH, SnJV, MP; Distribution Outside California: Washington, British Columbia, Alberta to Colorado, eastern North America; native to Europe. Flowering Time: Early summer
Unabridged Note: 1 other subsp., native to Europe, introduced in eastern Asia.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald L. Hartman & Richard K. Rabeler
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Dianthus barbatus subsp. barbatus
Next taxon: Dianthus plumarius subsp. plumarius
Citation for this treatment: Ronald L. Hartman & Richard K. Rabeler 2016. Dianthus deltoides subsp. deltoides, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=77168, accessed on May 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 25, 2016.