Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Caryophyllaceae A.L. de Jussieu. Pink Family.

Key to Caryophyllaceae

A family of about 86 genera and 2200-3000 species, herbs, shrubs, and trees, nearly cosmopolitan, but mostly Northern Hemisphere.

Ref: Bittrich (1993) In Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993); Madhani et al. (2018); Rabeler & Hartman (2005a) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2005). Show full citations.

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