Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Dianthus barbatus L. subsp. barbatus image
Photographer: Steve C. Garske           

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Emmet J. Judziewicz

Matthew L. Wagner

Robert Bierman

Robert Bierman

Steve C. Garske

Steve C. Garske

Steve C. Garske
Family Caryophyllaceae
Dianthus barbatus L. subsp. barbatus
sweet-William
Dianthus: from Greek dios, "divine," and anthos, "flower," this was the divine flower or the flower of Zeus
barbatus: having a beard; bearded
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Status: Introduced - escaped
Plant: perennial, 12"-24" tall, stout, hairless forb
Flower: red to white, 5-parted, 1/3"-3/4" wide, sepals hairless, petals with broad, toothed tips; inflorescence a many-flowered, tight cluster; blooms June-Aug.
Leaf:mostly 1/4"-1" wide
(Glossary)

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Dianthus barbatus L.

         
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