Dianthus gallicus

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaCaryophyllaceaeDianthusDianthus gallicus

Ecology

A mat-forming perennial herb that is infrequently grown in gardens and has become naturalised on grassy sand dunes in St Ouen`s Bay, Jersey (Channel Islands), where it was possibly deliberately introduced. Lowland.

Status

Neophyte

World Distribution

Native of the Atlantic coast of N. Spain and France, north to Normandy.

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000003011

Atlas text references

Atlas (66a)
Jalas & Suominen (1986)