Carnation family : CARYOPHYLLACEAE (CARYOPHYLLIDAE) in Australia
including
Alsinaceae, Dianthaceae, Herniariaceae, Illecebraceae, Paronychiaceae, Scleranthaceae, Silenaceae, Spergulaceae, Stellariaceae, and Telephiaceae

Flower
Families
Flowers in Australia
  
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
&
Christine Ashe
  
Plants in Australia Plant
Classes

Agrostemma githago
Corncockle
Sydney, October 2008

Cerastium vulgatum
Mouse-ear Chickweed
Sydney, August 2006

Dianthus barbatus
Sweet William
Sydney, August 2006

Dianthus caryophyllus
Carnation
Sydney, August 2006

Dianthus sinensis
Pink
Concord, July 2007

Gypsophila paniculata
Babys Breath
courtesy of Floral Culture,
Burwood, Sydney

Lychnis flo-cuculi
Ragged Robin
Wyee, September 2008

Paronychia brasiliana
Chilean Whitlow
Syney, September 2008

Polycarpon tetraphyllum
Allseed
Concord, January 2010

Scleranthus biflorus
Canberra Grass
Wyee, December 2006

Stellaria media
Common Chickweed
Sydney, August 2006

A number of Moth species in Australia have larvae that feed on plants in CARYOPHYLLACEAE, including:


Merophyas divulsana

Helicoverpa armigera

Helicoverpa punctigera

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Australian
Australian Butterflies
butterflies
Australian
Australian caterpillars
caterpillars
Australian
Australian Moths
moths

(updated 4 January 2013)