Flora of the Southeastern United States
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CARYOPHYLLACEAE

Silene rotundifolia Nuttall. Roundleaf Fire-pink, Sandstone Fire-pink. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Sandstones cliffs, ledges, and talus, and at bases of sandstone cliffs. Dist: S. OH and WV south to nw. GA (Jones & Coile 1988) and n. AL, nearly restricted to the Cumberland Plateau.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = C, F, FNA5, G, K1, K3, K4, S, Tn, Va, WV

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image of plant© Alan M. Cressler
image of plant© Alan M. Cressler
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