Washington Flora Checklist
A Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Washington State
Hosted by the University of Washington Herbarium

 

Checklist » Caryophyllaceae
Caryophyllaceae   (Pink Family)

Notes: The treatment here follows Flora of North America, Volume 5.

Family Synonyms: (none)

Literature: (none)

Family treatment authored by Perry J. Lund, Peter Zika, David Giblin; last updated 2/12/2013 by David Giblin
 
Taxon (native species in boldface) # Synonyms Common Names
Agrostemma githago L.   [FNA5, H&C] 1 common corncockle
Arenaria paludicola B.L. Robins.   [FNA5, H&C] 2 marsh sandwort
Arenaria serpyllifolia L. var. serpyllifolia    [FNA5, H&C] 1 thyme-leaf sandwort
Cardionema ramosissima (Weinm.) A. Nels. & J.F. Macbr.   [FNA5, H&C] 2 sandmat
Cerastium arvense L. ssp. strictum (L.) Ugborogho   [FNA5] 1 field chickweed
Cerastium beeringianum Cham. & Schltdl.   [FNA5, H&C] 16 alpine chickweed
Cerastium brachypetalum Desp. ex Pers. ssp. brachypetalum    [FNA5, not in H&C] 2 gray mouse ear, gray chickweed
Cerastium brachypodum (Engelm. ex A. Gray) B.L. Robins. 3 short-stalk mouse-ear chickweed
Cerastium dichotomum L.   [FNA5, not in H&C] 1 dry chickweed
Cerastium dubium (Bastard) Guépin   [FNA5, H&C] 3 doubtful mouse-ear chickweed
Cerastium fontanum Baumg. ssp. vulgare (Hartm.) Greuter & Burdet   [FNA5, JPM] 6 mouse-ear chickweed, common chickweed
Cerastium glomeratum Thuill.   [FNA5] 3 sticky mouse-ear chickweed
Cerastium nutans Raf. var. nutans    [FNA5] 4 nodding chickweed
Cerastium pumilum Curtis   [FNA5, Stace, not in H&C] 2 dwarf mouse ear, dwarf chickweed
Cerastium semidecandrum L.   [FNA5, H&C] 0 little mouse ear, little chickweed
Cerastium tomentosum L.   [FNA5] 0 snow-in-summer
Cherleria biflora (L.) A.J. Moore & Dillenb.    [Draft Revised H&C] 0 two-flowered sandwort
Corrigiola litoralis L. ssp. litoralis    [FNA5] 1 strapwort
Dianthus armeria L.   [FNA5, H&C] 0 deptford pink
Dianthus barbatus L.   [FNA5, H&C] 0 sweet William
Dianthus deltoides L.   [FNA5, H&C] 0 maiden pink
Eremogone aculeata (S. Watson) Ikonnikov   [FNA5] 3 prickly sandwort
Eremogone capillaris (Poiret) Fenzl var. americana (Maguire) R. L. Hartman & Rabeler   [FNA5] 3 fescue sandwort
Eremogone congesta Nuttall) Ikonnikov var. cephaloidea (Rydberg) R. L. Hartman & Rabeler   [FNA5] 2 sharptip sandwort
Eremogone congesta (Nuttall) Ikonnikov var. congesta    [FNA5] 2 ballhead sandwort
Eremogone congesta (Nuttall) Ikonnikov var. prolifera (Maguire) R. L. Hartman & Rabeler   [FNA5] 2 ballhead sandwort
Eremogone franklinii (Douglas ex Hooker) R. L. Hartman & Rabeler var. franklinii    [FNA5] 1 Franklin's sandwort
Eremogone franklinii (Douglas ex Hooker) R. L. Hartman & Rabeler var. thompsonii (M. Peck) R. L. Hartman & Rabeler   [FNA5] 1 Thompson's sandwort
Gypsophila paniculata L.   [FNA5, H&C] 0 baby's breath
Herniaria hirsuta L.   [Draft Revised H&C, FNA5] 0 hairy rupturewort
Holosteum umbellatum L.   [FNA5, H&C] 0 jagged-chickweed
Honckenya peploides (L.) Ehrh. ssp. major (Hook.) Hultén   [FNA5] 7 sea purslane
Lepyrodiclis holosteoides (C.A. Mey.) Fenzl ex Fisch. & C.A. Mey.   [Draft Revised H&C; FNA5] 1 False jagged-chickweed
Loeflingia squarrosa Nutt.   [FNA5, H&C] 6 spreading pygmyleaf
Minuartia elegans (Cham. & Schlecht.) Schischkin   [FNA5] 9 elegant stitchwort
Minuartia nuttallii (Pax) Briquet var. fragilis (Maguire & A. H. Holmgren) Rabeler & R. L. Hartman   [FNA5] 3 brittle sandwort
Minuartia nuttallii (Pax) Briquet var. nuttallii    [FNA5] 5 Nuttall's sandwort
Minuartia obtusiloba (Rydb.) House   [FNA5] 2 alpine sandwort
Minuartia pusilla (S. Wats.) Mattf.   [FNA5] 2 dwarf sandwort, annual sandwort, dwarf stitchwort
Minuartia rubella (Wahlenb.) Hiern.   [FNA5] 8 boreal stitchwort
Minuartia tenella (Nutt.) Mattf.   [FNA5] 6 slender stitchwort, slender sandwort
Moehringia lateriflora (L.) Fenzl   [FNA5] 5 blunt-leaf sandwort
Moehringia macrophylla (Hook.) Fenzl   [Torr.] 1 large-leaf sandwort
Moenchia erecta (L.) P.G. Gaertn., B. Mey. & Scherb.    [FNA5] 1 upright chickweed
Myosoton aquaticum (L.) Moench   [FNA5] 3 water chickweed, giant chickweed
Polycarpon tetraphyllum (L.) L. ssp. tetraphyllum    [FNA5] 0 fourleaf manyseed
Pseudostellaria jamesiana (Torr.) W.A. Weber & R.L. Hartman   [FNA5] 3 sticky-starwort
Sagina apetala Ard.   [H&C, FNA5] 1 annual pearlwort
Sagina decumbens (Ell.) Torr. & Gray ssp. occidentalis (S. Wats.) Crow   [FNA5] 1 western pearlwort
Sagina maxima Gray ssp. crassicaulis (S. Wats.) Crow   [FNA5] 1 stick-stemmed pearlwort
Sagina maxima Gray ssp. maxima    [FNA5] 2
Sagina procumbens L.   [FNA5, H&C] 1 bird-eye pearlwort
Sagina saginoides (L.) Karst.   [FNA5, H&C] 4 alpine pearlwort
Saponaria ocymoides L.   [FNA5] 0 rock soapwort
Saponaria officinalis L.   [FNA5, H&C] 0 bouncing-bet
Scleranthus annuus L.   [FNA5, H&C] 0 annual knawel
Silene acaulis (L.) Jacq.   [FNA5, H&C] 4 moss campion
Silene antirrhina L.   [FNA5, H&C] 0 sleepy catchfly
Silene armeria L.   [FNA5, H&C] 0 sweet William catchfly
Silene bernardina S. Watson   [FNA5] 6 Palmer's catchfly
Silene conica L.   [FNA5, H&C] 1 sand catchfly
Silene conoidea L.   [FNA5, H&C] 0 conoid catchfly
Silene coronaria (L.) Clairville   [FNA5] 2 rose campion
Silene csereii Baumg.   [FNA5, H&C] 0 biennial campion
Silene dichotoma Ehrh.   [FNA5, H&C] 0 forked catchfly
Silene dioica (L.) Clairville   [FNA5, H&C] 1 red catchfly
Silene douglasii Hook. var. douglasii    [FNA5, H&C] 1 Douglas's catchfly
Silene douglasii Hook. var. rupinae S.R. Kephart & K.B. Sturgeon   [FNA5, H&C] 0 Douglas's catchfly
Silene flos-cuculi (L.) Clairville   [FNA5] 1 ragged-robin
Silene gallica L.   [FNA5, H&C] 0 windmill-pink
Silene latifolia Poir.   [FNA5] 3 white campion
Silene menziesii Hook.   [FNA5, H&C] 2 Menzies' catchfly
Silene noctiflora L.   [FNA5, H&C] 1 night-flowering catchfly
Silene oregana S. Wats.   [FNA5, H&C] 2 Oregon catchfly
Silene parryi (S. Wats.) C.L. Hitchc. & Maguire   [FNA5, H&C] 2 Parry's silene
Silene repens Patrin ex Pers.   [FNA5, H&C] 3 pink catchfly or campion, creeping silene
Silene scouleri Hook. ssp. hallii (S. Watson) C. L. Hitchcock & Maguire   [FNA5] 2 Hall's catchfly
Silene scouleri Hook. ssp. scouleri    [FNA5] 3 Scouler's silene
Silene seelyi Morton & J.W. Thompson   [FNA5, H&C] 1 Seely's silene
Silene spaldingii S. Wats.   [FNA5, H&C] 0 Spalding's silene
Silene suksdorfii B.L. Robins.   [FNA5, H&C] 0 Cascade catchfly
Silene vulgaris (Moench) Garcke   [FNA5] 3 bladder campion
Spergula arvensis L.   [FNA5, H&C] 1 corn spurry
Spergularia canadensis (Pers.) G. Don var. occidentalis R.P. Rossb.    [FNA5] 1 Canadian sandspurry
Spergularia diandra (Guss.) Held. & Sart.   [FNA5, H&C] 1 alkali sandspurry
Spergularia macrotheca (Hornem.) Heynh. var. macrotheca    [FNA5] 1 beach sandspurry
Spergularia rubra (L.) J.& K. Presl   [FNA5, H&C] 1 red sandspurry
Spergularia salina J.& K. Presl   [FNA5] 3 saltmarsh sandspurry
Stellaria alsine Grimm   [FNA5, H&C] 0 bog stichwort
Stellaria borealis Bigelow ssp. borealis    [FNA5] 0 boreal starwort
Stellaria borealis Bigelow ssp. sitchana (Steud.) Piper   [FNA5, not in H&C] 1 boreal starwort
Stellaria calycantha (Ledeb.) Bong.   [FNA5, H&C] 1 northern bog starwort
Stellaria crispa Cham. & Schlecht.   [FNA5, H&C] 2 crisped starwort
Stellaria graminea L.   [FNA5, H&C] 1 grass-leaf starwort
Stellaria humifusa Rottb.   [FNA5, H&C] 4 saltmarsh starwort
Stellaria longifolia Muhl. ex Willd.   [FNA5, H&C] 0 long-leaved starwort
Stellaria longipes Goldie ssp. longipes    [FNA5] 2 Goldie's starwort
Stellaria media (L.) Vill.   [FNA5, H&C] 3 common chickweed
Stellaria neglecta Weihe ex Bluff & Fingerh.   [FNA5] 2 greater chickweed
Stellaria nitens Nutt.   [FNA5, H&C] 1 shiny starwort
Stellaria obtusa Engelm.   [FNA5, H&C] 5 blunt-sepaled starwort
Stellaria pallida (Dumortier) Crépin   [FNA5] 3 lesser chickweed
Stellaria umbellata Turcz. ex Kar. & Kir.   [FNA5, H&C] 3 umbrella starwort
Vaccaria hispanica (P. Mill.) Rauschert   [FNA5, H&C] 1 cowcockle


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