Deptford Pink

Dianthus armeria

Family Pink (Caryophyllaceae)
Bloom Summer
Habitat Meadows, fields
Status Non-Native
Cycle Annual/Perennial
Height 8-20″
Flower Pink to red flowers at tips of stems are composed of 5 wedge-shaped petals with white spots. Petals are rounded with notches at the tips. Flowers are about 1/2″ diameter.
Leaf Leaves are narrow and linear 1-2″ long and 1/4″ wide occurring in pairs along the stem.
Notes Stems are mostly smooth.

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