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Dianthus armeria, Deptford Grass, Grass Pink

Scientific name:  Dianthus armeria
Common name:  Deptford Grass, Grass Pink
Family:  Caryophyllaceae, Pink Family / Carnation Family
Flowering:  May-September

Dianthus armeria, Deptford Grass, Grass Pink


Derivation of the botanical name:
Dianthus, probably alteration of Greek diosanthos, carnation: dios, "god", anthos, "flower", and was cited by the Greek botanist Theophrastus.
armeria, maybe from old Celtic "ar mor", near the sea.

Dianthus armeria, Deptford Grass, Grass Pink


Dianthus armeria, Deptford Grass, Grass Pink


 
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