Lychnis flos-cuculi L.
  • Sp. Pl.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Lychnis flos-cuculi L. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 10 Jul 2020'

General Information

"Perennial, 3–8 dm; stem thinly strigose above; cauline lvs mostly 4–5 pairs, lanceolate or lance-oblong, 5–10 cm × 8–12 mm, acute, sessile or the lowest petiolate; infl openly paniculate, much branched; fls rose-purple or sometimes white; cal 6–10 mm, campanulate, glabrous except for the densely ciliate short lobes; pet 15–20 mm, without auricles, the appendages 2–3 mm, dissected, the blade 8–12 mm, deeply 2-lobed, the lobes oblong-linear, with a pair of slender lateral teeth, or dissected; fr 5–7 mm; 2n=24. Native of Europe, frequently escaped from cult. in our range. July–Sept."

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    • 1 "Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp."
    • 2 Sp. Pl.

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