Dianthus carthusianorum L.
  • Sp. Pl. : 409 (1753)
  • Oeillet des Chartreux

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2023): Dianthus carthusianorum L. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000643249. Accessed on: 05 Jun 2023'

General Information

Plants cespitose, not matted. Stems erect, simple or branched proximally, 25-65 cm, glabrous. Leaves: sheath (5-)8-18(-25) mm, 3-8 times as long as stem diam.; blade linear to spatulate, 3-7(-13) cm, green, margins glabrous. Inflorescences dense, 4-15(-20+)-flowered heads; bracts lanceolate, equaling or longer than calyx, herbaceous to scarious, apex aristate; bracteoles 4 or 6, brown, oblong-obovate to oblanceolate, 2/ 3/ 4 times as long as calyx, scarious, apex aristate in distal 1/ 1/ 5. Pedicels 0.1-2 mm. Flowers subsessile; calyx 40-45-veined, 10-15 mm, glabrous, lobes ovate, 3-4 mm; petals deep pink to scarlet or purple, bearded, 10-15 mm, apex dentate. Capsules 8-10 mm, slightly shorter than calyx. Seeds 1.6-2 mm. 2n = 30, 60 (both Europe).

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    Perennial and largely glabrous like no. 3 [Dianthus barbatus L.], but with linear lvs, puberulent calyx-lobes, and consistently dark crimson pet, is locally escaped in our range, as in Mich. and N.H.

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    (5–)20–50 cm hoch, meist unverzweigt, kahl, mit vielen sterilen Trieben. Blätter lineal. Blüten purpurn, kurz gestielt, am Ende des Stängels in einem kopfigen, von braunhäutigen Hochblättern umgebenen Blütenstand. Kelchschuppen gelbbraun-häutig, pl

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    6–10. Trockenwiesen, Felsen, lichte Wälder.

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    Other Local Names

    Oeillet des ChartreuxFrenchCH
    Garofano dei CertosiniItalianCH
    Negla purpuraRaeto-RomanceCH
    Clusterhead pink


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    World Flora Online Data. 2021.
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    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Flora of North America Association
    Flora Helvetica – Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz
    Flora Helvetica – Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz, Konrad Lauber, Gerhart Wagner, Andreas Gygax. Haupt Verlag 2018.
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    Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern US and Canada
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