Family: Carnation & Campion (Pink) [Caryophyllaceae]


Agrostemma

Arenaria

Cerastium

Corrigiola

Dianthus

Gypsophila

Herniaria

Holosteum

Honckenya

Illecebrum

Minuartia

Moehringia

Moenchia

Myosoton

Paronychia

Petrorhagia

Polycarpon

Sagina

Saponaria

Scleranthus

Silene

Spergula

Spergularia

Stellaria

Vaccaria

The Pink Family (Caryophyllaceae) used to be called the Illecbraceae Family.

The Genus Lychnis is now subsumed within the Genus Silene, thus Ragged Robin is now classified as a Campion.



[SAPONARIA] Soapworts

Soapwort. (Saponaria officinalis) Photo: © RWD

Bouncing Bett (double-flowered version of Soapwort above).
(Saponaria officinalis)
Photo: © RWD



[AGROSTEMMA] Corncockle

Corn-cockle (Agrostemma githago) Photo: © RWD



[SILENE] Campions

 

[Silene]
CAMPION HYBRID CHART
[Silene]
CAMPION
HYBRIDS
BSBI MAPS
Red
Campion

(dioica)
White
Campion

(latifolia)
Sea
Campion

(uniflora)
Bladder
Campion

(vulgaris)
Bladder
Campion

(vulgaris)
    uniflora
×
vulgaris
Sea
Campion

(uniflora)
    uniflora
×
vulgaris
White
Campion

(latifolia)
Pink
Campion
   
Red
Campion

(dioica)
Pink
Campion
   

Silene SPECIES LACKING HYBRIDS
(Silene acaulis) Moss Campion
(Silene alpestris) Alpine Campion
(Silene armeria) Sweet-william Catchfly
(Silene baccifera) Berry Catchfly
(Silene behen)
(Silene catholica)
(Silene chalcedonica) Maltese-Cross
(Silene coeli-rosa) Rose-of-heaven
(Silene conica) Sand Catchfly / Striated Catchfly
(Silene conoidea)
(Silene cordifolia)
(Silene coronaria) Rose Campion
(Silene cretica)
(Silene csereii)
(Silene dichotoma) Forked Catchfly
(Silene fabaria)
(Silene flos-cuculi) Ragged Robin
(Silene gallica) Small-flowered Catchfly
(Silene italica) Italian Catchfly
(Silene multifida) Fringed Catchfly
(Silene muscipula)
(Silene noctiflora) Night-(flowering/scented) Catchfly
(Silene nocturna)
(Silene nutans) Nottingham Catchfly
(Silene otites) Spanish Catchfly
(Silene pendula) Nodding Catchfly
(Silene quadrifida) Alpine Campion
(Silene rubella)
(Silene schafta) Caucasian Campion
(Silene sedoides)
(Silene stricta)
(Silene suecica) Alpine Catchfly
(Silene viscaria) Sticky Catchfly
(Silene vulgaris subsp. macrocarpa)
(Silene vulgaris subsp. vulgaris) Bladder Campion

Red Campion. (Silene dioica) Photo: © RWD

White Campion. (Silene latifolia) Photo: © RWD

Sea Campion. (Silene uniflora) Photo: © RWD

Bladder Campion. (Silene vulgaris) Photo: © RWD

Moss Campion. (Silene acaulis) Photo: © Philip Draper

Ragged Robin. (Silene flos-cuculi) Photo: © RWD

Rose Campion (Silene coronaria) Photo: © RWD

Sweet-William Catchfly (Silene armeria) Photo: © Bill Gilruth

Maltese Cross (Silene chalcedonica) Photo: © George



[SPERGULARIA] Sea-spurreys

Rock Sea-Spurrey. (Spergularia rupicola) Photo: © RWD

Lesser Sea-spurrey (Spergularia marina) Photo: © RWD



[SPERGULA] Spurreys

Corn Spurrey (Spergula arvensis) Photo: © RWD



[DIANTHUS] Pearlworts

 

[Dianthus]
PINKS HYBRID CHART
[Dianthus]
PINKS
HYBRIDS
BSBI MAPS
Clove
Pink

(caryophyllus)
Cheddar
Pink

(gratianopolitanus)
Pink
(plumarius)
Pink
(plumarius)
caryophyllus
×
plumarius
gratianopolitanus
×
plumarius
Cheddar
Pink

(gratianopolitanus)
caryophyllus
×
gratianopolitanus
gratianopolitanus
×
plumarius
Clove
Pink

(caryophyllus)
caryophyllus
×
gratianopolitanus
caryophyllus
×
plumarius

A triple hybrid between all three species shown in the above Hybrid Chart is known as:
Dianthus gratianopolitanus x caryophyllus x plumarius

Being a triple hybrid cannot be shown in the above 2D table.

Dianthus SPECIES LACKING HYBRIDS
(Dianthus armeria) Deptford Pink
(Dianthus barbatus) Sweet William
(Dianthus carthusianorum) Carthusian Pink
(Dianthus deltoides) Maiden Pink
(Dianthus gallicus) Jersey Pink
(Dianthus superbus)



[SAGINA] Pearlworts

 

[Sagina]
PEARLWORT HYBRID CHART
[Sagina]
PEARLWORT
HYBRIDS
BSBI MAPS
Procumbent
Pearlwort

(procumbens)
Alpine
Pearlwort

(saginoides)
Heath
Pearlwort

(subulata)
Heath
Pearlwort

(subulata)
Sagina
×
micrantha
 
Alpine
Pearlwort

(saginoides)
Scottish
Pearlwort
 
Procumbent
Pearlwort

(procumbens)
Scottish
Pearlwort
Sagina
×
micrantha

Sagina SPECIES LACKING HYBRIDS
(Sagina apetala) Annual Pearlwort
(Sagina apetala subsp. apetala) Annual Pearlwort
(Sagina filicaulis) Upright Pearlwort
(Sagina maritima) Sea Pearlwort
(Sagina nivalis) Snow Pearlwort
(Sagina nodosa) Knotted Pearlwort

Knotted Pearlwort (Sagina nodosa) Photo: © RWD



[CERASTIUM] Mouse-ear

 

MOUSE-EAR HYBRID CHART (shrunk)
Hybrid Chart: MOUSE-EAR (larger)

Cerastium SPECIES LACKING HYBRIDS
(Cerastium brachypetalum) Grey Mouse-ear
(Cerastium cerastoides) Starwort Mouse-ear
(Cerastium diffusum) Sea Mouse-ear
(Cerastium fontanum subsp. holosteoides) Common Mouse-ear
(Cerastium fontanum subsp. scoticum) Common Mouse-ear
(Cerastium fontanum subsp. vulgare) Common Mouse-ear
(Cerastium glomeratum) Sticky Mouse-ear
(Cerastium pumilum) Dwarf Mouse-ear
(Cerastium semidecandrum) Little Mouse-ear

Snow-in-Summer (Cerastium tomentosum) Photo: © RWD

Field Mouse-Ear (Cerastium arvense) Photo: © RWD



[HONCKENYA] Sea Sandwort

Sea Sandwort (Honckenya peploides) Photo: © RWD



[MINUARTIA] Sandworts

Cyphel (Minuartia sedoides) Photo: © John Phandaal Law
Spring Sandwort (Minuartia verna) Photo: © RWD



[MOEHRINGIA] Three-Nerved Sandwort

Three-Nerved Sandwort (Moehringia trinervia) Photo: © RWD



[MOENCHIA] Upright Chickweed

Upright Chickweed (Moenchia erecta) Photo: © Phillip Bagshaw



[STELLARIA] Stitchworts

Greater Stitchwort (Stellaria holostea) Photo: © RWD

Lesser Stitchwort (Stellaria graminea) Photo: © RWD

Bog Stitchwort (Stellaria alsine) Photo: © RWD

Family: Carnation & Campion (Pink) [Caryophyllaceae]

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