Dianthus barbatus

Sweet william

  • Height:   1 ft - 3 ft
  • Life Cycle:   biennial
  • Growth Type:   flower
  • Flower Size:   small, 1/4 - 1 in
  • Flower Type:   solitary
  • Bloom Type:   summer
  • Flower Color:   pink - purple - white
  • Native to California:   NO
  • California Range:   coast - desert - inland - mountain
  • Water Requirements:   medium
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   336,000
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Taxon report data from Calflora

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Dianthus barbatus

Common Name:Sweetwilliam

Dianthus barbatus, a angiosperm, is a perennial herb that is non-native to California.

US Distribution:introduced
Plant Community(s):escaped cultivar,

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Humboldt, Los Angeles, Marin, Mariposa, Mono, Riverside, San Diego, Shasta, Siskiyou, Stanislaus, Tulare

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

Website references on Google

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