Taxon  Report   9858 
Dianthus barbatus  L.
Dianthus barbatus
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Dianthus barbatus
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Dianthus barbatus
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Dianthus barbatus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Dianthus barbatus
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Dianthus
Subspecies and Varieties:
escaped cultivar
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Dianthus barbatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 04, 2016).

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