Agrostemma githago var. githago

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 5. Treatment on page 215.
Plants 30–100 cm, spreading-pilose, villous. Leaf blades 4–15 cm. Inflorescences of solitary, axillary flowers. Pedicels 5–20 cm. Flowers: calyx 2.5–6.2 cm; tube 1.2–1.7 cm, spreading-pilose; lobes linear to linear-lanceolate, 1.2–4.5 cm; petals purplish red to pink (rarely white), unspotted, 1.5–4 cm, equaling or shorter than calyx lobes. Capsules 16–24 mm. Seeds 3–4 mm wide. 2n = 48 (Europe).

Phenology: Flowering spring–summer.
Habitat: Fields, roadsides, waste places
Elevation: 0-1800 m

Distribution

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Man., N.B., Ont., P.E.I., Que., Sask., Ala., Alaska, Ark., Calif., Conn., Del., D.C., Fla., Ga., Idaho, Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kans., Ky., La., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Miss., Mo., Mont., Nebr., N.H., N.J., N.Mex., N.Y., N.C., N.Dak., Ohio, Okla., Oreg., Pa., R.I., S.C., S.Dak., Tenn., Tex., Vt., Va., Wash., W.Va., Wis., Wyo., Eurasia, widely introduced worldwide.

Discussion

Historical collections are known from British Columbia (1915) and Newfoundland (1890).

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

AuthorJohn W. Thieret +
AuthorityLinnaeus +
DistributionMan. +, N.B. +, Ont. +, P.E.I. +, Que. +, Sask. +, Ala. +, Alaska +, Ark. +, Calif. +, Conn. +, Del. +, D.C. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, Idaho +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Iowa +, Kans. +, Ky. +, La. +, Maine +, Md. +, Mass. +, Mich. +, Minn. +, Miss. +, Mo. +, Mont. +, Nebr. +, N.H. +, N.J. +, N.Mex. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, N.Dak. +, Ohio +, Okla. +, Oreg. +, Pa. +, R.I. +, S.C. +, S.Dak. +, Tenn. +, Tex. +, Vt. +, Va. +, Wash. +, W.Va. +, Wis. +, Wyo. +, Eurasia + and widely introduced worldwide. +
Elevation0-1800 m +
HabitatFields, roadsides, waste places +
IllustrationPresent +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorYevonn Wilson-Ramsey +
Introducedtrue +
PhenologyFlowering spring–summer. +
Publication titleSp. Pl. +
Publication year1753 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse grained fna xml/V5/V5 441.xml +
SynonymsLychnis githago +
Taxon familyCaryophyllaceae +
Taxon nameAgrostemma githago var. githago +
Taxon parentAgrostemma githago +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 5 +