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|Family: Caryophyllaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Dianthus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Dianthus armeria L. subsp. armeria
Habit: Annual, biennial, 15--70 cm; taproot slender. Leaf: basal lanceolate to oblanceolate; cauline +- linear. Inflorescence: +- open, flowers few to several; bracts mostly >= calyx tube, linear to lanceolate, long-tapered; pedicels 0--3 mm. Flower: calyx 1.5--2 cm, moderately hairy, hairs long, +- appressed, ribs 20--25, lobes long-tapered; petal limb 4--5 mm, pink or rose with white dots. Fruit: stalk +- 1 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=30.
Ecology: Disturbed areas; Elevation: 400--2000 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoRO, NCoRI, CaR, SNH, PR, SNE; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Alberta, eastern North America, Texas; native to southern Europe. Flowering Time: Spring--summer
Unabridged Note: 1 other subsp., native to Europe, central and southwestern Asia, introduced in Chile, Hawaii.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald L. Hartman & Richard K. Rabeler
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Citation for this treatment: Ronald L. Hartman & Richard K. Rabeler 2017. Dianthus armeria subsp. armeria, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=77169, accessed on March 29, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 29, 2017.