Plants of USA and Canada

Lychnis flos-cuculi L.



PLANT PROFILE  : (*)

Name: Lychnis flos-cuculi L.
Nomencl. ref.: Sp. Pl.: 436 (1753)

Rank: species


Common names

US name U.S. name: ragged robin
en English name: ragged-robin
Italian name: Crotonella fior di cuculo

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Perennial
 

Synonyms:
= Coronaria flos-cuculi (L.) A. Braun
= Silene flos-cuculi (L.) Greuter & Burdet


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Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lychnis flos-cuculi
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Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lychnis flos-cuculi
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Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lychnis flos-cuculi
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Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lychnis flos-cuculi
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Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lychnis flos-cuculi
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Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lychnis flos-cuculi
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Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lychnis flos-cuculi
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Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lychnis flos-cuculi
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Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lychnis flos-cuculi
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Lychnis flos-cuculi
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Lychnis flos-cuculi
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Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lychnis flos-cuculi
Credit: Photo by Giorgio Faggi

Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lychnis flos-cuculi
Credit: Photo by Aldo De Bastiani

Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lychnis flos-cuculi
Credit: Photo by Giorgio Faggi

Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lychnis flos-cuculi
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 flos-cuculi
Lychnis flos-cuculi
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Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lychnis flos-cuculi
Credit: Photo by Aldo De Bastiani

Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lychnis flos-cuculi
Credit: Photo by Aldo De Bastiani

Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lychnis flos-cuculi
Credit: Photo by Giorgio Faggi

Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lychnis flos-cuculi
Credit: Photo by Aldo De Bastiani

Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lychnis flos-cuculi
Credit: Photo by Giorgio Faggi

Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lychnis flos-cuculi
Credit: Photo by Aldo De Bastiani

Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lychnis flos-cuculi
Credit: Photo by Aldo De Bastiani

Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lychnis flos-cuculi
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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 (CT, DC, MA, MD, ME, MT, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VA, VT, WA, WI), CAN (NB, NF, NS, ON, QC)

Distributional map for Lychnis flos-cuculi L.
Map for Lychnis flos-cuculi 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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