Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3196

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Europe

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare south of MD

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pinkish/ Lavender
Usually bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
10 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Atocion armeria   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Silene armeria   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 071-17-006:
Silene armeria   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Sweet William Catchfly, Garden Catchfly, None-so-pretty


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image of Atocion armeria, Sweet William Catchfly, Garden Catchfly, None-so-pretty

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_siar_001_lvd