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Dianthus

 

Pinks

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassCaryophyllidaeCacti, many other succulents, carnivorous plants, and leadworts
OrderCaryophyllalesIncludes cacti, carnations, amaranths, ice plants, and many carnivorous plants
FamilyCaryophyllaceaePink or carnation family
GenusDianthusFrom the Greek dios, “divine,” and anthos, “flower”: the divine flower or flower of Zeus

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Dianthus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 10 Apr 2010.

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Dianthus (Pinks)

Pinks (Dianthus) · 8/27/2007 · Shore Acres State Park, Cape Arago, OR
≈ 20 × 13" (50 × 33 cm) Species not yet identified

Dianthus (Pinks)

Pinks (Dianthus) · 8/27/2007 · Shore Acres State Park, Cape Arago, OR
≈ 5 × 3" (12 × 8.3 cm) Species not yet identified

Dianthus (Pinks)

Pinks (Dianthus) · 8/27/2007 · Shore Acres State Park, Cape Arago, OR
≈ 6 × 4" (15 × 10 cm) Species not yet identified