Plants of USA and Canada

Lychnis chalcedonica L.



PLANT PROFILE  : (*)

Name: Lychnis chalcedonica L.
Nomencl. ref.: Sp. Pl.: 436 (1753)

Rank: species


Common names

US name U.S. name: maltesecross
en English name: scarlet-lychnis
French name: lychnide de Chalcédoine
Italian name: Crotonella di Calcedonia

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Perennial
 

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Lychnis chalcedonica
Lychnis chalcedonica
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Padova, Orto botanico dell'Università di Padova, PD, Veneto, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Lychnis chalcedonica
Lychnis chalcedonica
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Lychnis chalcedonica
Lychnis chalcedonica
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Padova, Orto botanico dell'Università di Padova, PD, Veneto, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Lychnis chalcedonica
Lychnis chalcedonica
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Padova, Orto botanico dell'Università di Padova, PD, Veneto, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Lychnis chalcedonica
Lychnis chalcedonica
USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. Vol. 2: 69.

Lychnis chalcedonica
Lychnis chalcedonica
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Lychnis chalcedonica
Lychnis chalcedonica
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Padova, Orto botanico dell'Università di Padova, PD, Veneto, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Lychnis chalcedonica
Lychnis chalcedonica
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Padova, Orto botanico dell'Università di Padova, PD, Veneto, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Lychnis chalcedonica
Lychnis chalcedonica
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(*) Source: USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA
 

 




Distribution in USA and Canada

USA (AK, CT, ID, IL, IN, MA, ME, MI, MN, MT, ND, NH, NY, PA, VT, WI), CAN (AB, MB, NB, NS, ON, PE, QC, SK)

Distributional map for Lychnis chalcedonica L.
Map for Lychnis chalcedonica L.
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA


TAXONOMY

Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Caryophyllidae
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Caryophyllaceae


Genus: Lychnis


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