Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


455

Forb
Biennial

Non-native: Europe

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in fields, roadsides, pastures, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Pink
Usually bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
10 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Dianthus armeria ssp. armeria   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dianthus armeria   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 071-12-002:
Dianthus armeria   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Deptford Pink


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image of Dianthus armeria ssp. armeria, Deptford Pink

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_diar_001_lvd

        

image of Dianthus armeria ssp. armeria, Deptford Pink

Keith Bradley    kab_dianthus_armeria_3564

April    Richland County    SC

Elmwood Cemtery

image of Dianthus armeria ssp. armeria, Deptford Pink

JK Marlow    jkm180518_2372

May    Greenville County    SC

Flowers in congested cymes with long, erect awl-shaped bracts, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Dianthus armeria ssp. armeria, Deptford Pink

JK Marlow    jkm190518_8483

May    Greenville County    SC

image of Dianthus armeria ssp. armeria, Deptford Pink

JK Marlow    jkm190518_8489

May    Greenville County    SC

image of Dianthus armeria ssp. armeria, Deptford Pink

JK Marlow    s040520_a

May    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

Leaves numerous, very narrow, and ascending, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Dianthus armeria ssp. armeria, Deptford Pink

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_d_armeria_deptford_14

June        

Petals rose-pink copiously dotted with white, a few teeth on petal margins, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Dianthus armeria ssp. armeria, Deptford Pink

Ben Geer Keys    bgk455_a

July        

image of Dianthus armeria ssp. armeria, Deptford Pink

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmdarmeria_brp1

July        NC

Blue Ridge Parkway