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Deptford Pink

Dianthus ameria
Deptford Pink

Habitat

Found on roadsides and in fields.

Description

Flowers are bright, deep pink with white speckles. Several grow on the top of a grassy-like stalk. Up to 2' tall - blooms summer to fall.

Taxonomic Features (Traits) for Identification

Flower Type: Flowers each have 5 petals
Flower Color: Deep pink
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Plant Type: Wildflower (Medium - 6-15 inches)
Leaf Type: Narrow and entire (smooth-edged)

Deptford Pink Photo

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