Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition

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CARYOPHYLLACEAE

Silene caroliniana Walter var. pensylvanica (Michaux) Fernald. Northern Wild-pink, Sticky Catchfly. Phen: Apr-Jul. Hab: Open woodlands, especially calcareous, but also in sandy soils of the Coastal Plain. Dist: NH west to e. OH, south to VA, e., nc., and w. NC, e. SC, and ne. TN (Chester, Wofford, & Kral 1997).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = F, Va, W; = Silene caroliniana ssp. caroliniana var. pensylvanica – Wilbur (1970b); = Silene caroliniana ssp. pensylvanica – FNA5, G, K1, K3, K4, NE, NY, Pa, Tn, Clausen (1939); = Silene pensylvanica – WV; < Silene caroliniana – RAB, S; > Silene caroliniana var. pensylvanica – C

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