Dianthus armeria

Common Name: 
pink deptford
Scientific Name: 
Dianthus armeria L.
Family Name: 
Caryophyllaceae - Pink Family
Identification Notes
Life Cycle
introduced annual or biennial, reproducing by seed
upright, rigid, branched, round, smooth to sometimes hairy
opposite, sessile, linear to narrowly lanceolate, margins entire with hairs
5-petaled, rose pink with white dots, petals with several notches, sessile, subtended by bristly bracts; terminal clusters of paired flowers
Flowers of Pink Deptford
Flowers of Pink Deptford