Dianthus plumarius

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaCaryophyllaceaeDianthusDianthus plumarius

Ecology

A tufted perennial herb found naturalised on roadside banks and railway cuttings, especially on well-drained soils overlying chalk and limestone, and on old mortared walls. It also occurs rarely as a casual on rubbish tips. Lowland.

Status

Neophyte

World Distribution

Native of the mountains of E.C. Europe.

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000003009

Atlas text references

Jalas & Suominen (1986)