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8a. Silene caroliniana Walter subsp. caroliniana

Carolina wild pink

Silene rubicunda A. Dietrich

Basal leaves: petiole broadly winged; blade obovate to broadly oblanceolate, usually 1.5-3 cm broad, apex obtuse, puberulent to subpilose and stipitate-glandular on both surfaces, rarely sub-glabrous. Calyces 15-18(-20) mm, glandular-pubescent. Cap-sules ca. 8(-10) mm. 2n = 48.

Flowering spring. Open and often rocky, mainly deciduous woodlands; 0-1000 m; Ga., Md., N.J., N.C., Pa., S.C., Tenn., W.Va.


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