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|Family: Caryophyllaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Dianthus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Dianthus plumarius L. subsp. plumarius
Habit: Perennial herb 13--40 cm; rhizomes slender. Leaf: linear. Inflorescence: flowers (1)few; bracts 1/4--1/3 × calyx tube, obovate, abruptly acuminate or truncate; pedicels 8--25 mm. Flower: calyx 1.4--2.2 cm, glabrous, ribs 40--45, lobes ovate; petal limb 8--15 mm, white or pale pink, center often darker. Fruit: stalk +- 1 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=30,60,90.
Ecology: Roadsides, persisting in old plantings; Elevation: < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo; Distribution Outside California: eastern North America; native to Europe. Flowering Time: Spring--summer
Unabridged Note: 4--8 other subsp., native to eastern Europe, introduced in Central America.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald L. Hartman & Richard K. Rabeler
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Dianthus deltoides subsp. deltoides
Next taxon: Eremogone
Citation for this treatment: Ronald L. Hartman & Richard K. Rabeler 2016. Dianthus plumarius subsp. plumarius, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=82542, accessed on October 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 25, 2016.