Silene caroliniana subsp. pensylvanica

(Michaux) R. T. Clausen

Rhodora 41: 580. 1939.

Common names: Pennsylvania wild pink
IllustratedEndemic
Basionym: Silene pensylvanica Michaux Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 272. 1803
Synonyms: Silene caroliniana var. pensylvanica (Michaux) Fernald
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 5. Treatment on page 178.

Basal leaves: petiole very narrowly winged; blade narrowly oblanceolate, usually 0.5–1.5 cm broad, apex acute, glabrous or nearly so on both surfaces (margins and veins pubescent abaxially). Calyces 15–18 (–20) mm, glandular-pubescent. Capsules ca. 8 (–10) mm. 2n = 48.


Phenology: Flowering spring.
Habitat: Open, often gravelly or rocky, mainly deciduous woodlands
Elevation: 0-1200 m

Distribution

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Conn., Del., D.C., Md., Mass., N.H., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Pa., R.I., S.C., Tenn., Va., W.Va.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"broader" is not a number.

awned +  and not hooded +
nearly +  and glabrous +
unlobed;oblong +
John K. Morton +
(Michaux) R. T. Clausen +
tapered;spatulate +
Silene pensylvanica +
dentate +, emarginate to 2-fid +  and entire +
oblanceolate +
? (?) +  and ? (?) +
0.5cm;1.5cm +
reduced +
scarious +  and herbaceous +
1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2.2 cm22 mm <br />0.022 m <br />) +
glandular-pubescent +
clavate;narrowed;lobed +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br />) +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
ellipsoid;obovoid +
8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br /> (?) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
much-branched +
conspicuous +
Pennsylvania wild pink +
dissected +  and variously--shaped +
dish--shaped +
expanded +
Conn. +, Del. +, D.C. +, Md. +, Mass. +, N.H. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, Ohio +, Pa. +, R.I. +, S.C. +, Tenn. +, Va. +  and W.Va. +
0-1200 m +
peripheral +
subsessile +  and sessile +
conspicuous +
glandular-pubescent +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
stalked +  and simple +
Open, often gravelly or rocky, mainly deciduous woodlands +
bracteate +, open +  and (1-)3-15-flowered +
whorled +  and opposite +
connate +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br />) +
conspicuous +
oblanceolate;obovate +
purplish +  and green +
? (?) +  and ? (?) +
purple-tinged +
crenulate +, lobed +  and entire +
swollen +
3 +  and 5 +
crassinucellate +  and bitegmic +
campylotropous +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
erect;ascending +
stipitate-glandular +  and pubescent +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
fugacious +
2 times longer than calyx +
Flowering spring. +
papillate +
reniform-rotund +
2.8 cm28 mm <br />0.028 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
persistent +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2.8 cm28 mm <br />0.028 m <br />) +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
rhizomatous +  and stoloniferous +
Fewer (?) +  and 10 (?) +
eglandular +  and branched +
prostrate +, decumbent +  and sprawling +
8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br /> (20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br />) +
[30 +, 4 +, 5 +  and 3 +
papillate +
distinct +
filiform +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
Silene caroliniana var. pensylvanica +
Silene caroliniana subsp. pensylvanica +
Silene caroliniana +
subspecies +
divided +
10-30-veined +
purplish +, whitish +  and green +
inflated +, terete +, cylindric +  and campanulate urceolate or clavate +
membranous +
3 (?) +  and 5 (?) +
stoloniferous +, rhizomatous +  and taprooted +
plant +  and cespitose +
pubescence of simple hairs or stalked glands +  and glabrous +