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Scleranthus annuus

Scleranthus annuus L.

Scleranthus annuus L. ssp. annuus

Knawel

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
GenusScleranthusFrom the Greek scleros, “hard,” and anthos, “flower,” from the extremely hard hypanthium or calyx tube
SpeciesannuusAnnual

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Scleranthus annuus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 11 Oct 2018.

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Scleranthus annuus (Knawel)

5/27/2017 · Tom and Susan's, Pepperell, MA
≈ 6 × 4" (14 × 10 cm)

Scleranthus annuus (Knawel)

5/27/2017 · Tom and Susan's, Pepperell, MA
≈ 6 × 4" (16 × 11 cm)

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