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Pink Family: Caryophyllaceae

This family is distinguished by five separate petals often split at the ends. The split may be deep, almost looking like two separate petals as in many chickweeds. The group includes chickweed,¬†Deptford pink, carnation, corncockle, baby’s breath, and soapwort.

Soapwort

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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