Taxon: Dianthus arenarius L.

Genus: Dianthus
Family: Caryophyllaceae
  Subfamily: Caryophylloideae
      Tribe: Caryophylleae
Nomen number: 13812
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:412. 1753
Name Verified on: 02-Jan-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Oct-2007
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Distributional Range:


  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Poland; Slovakia
    • Northern Europe: Finland; Sweden
    • Southeastern Europe: Croatia; Romania


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  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
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Check other web resources for Dianthus arenarius L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Dianthus arenarius cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.