carnation family


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Noun1.carnation family - large family of herbs or subshrubs (usually with stems swollen at the nodes)
caryophylloid dicot family - family of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Caryophyllales, Chenopodiales, order Caryophyllales, order-Chenopodiales - corresponds approximately to the older group Centrospermae
caryophyllaceous plant - a plant of the family Caryophyllaceae
Agrostemma, genus Agrostemma - a caryophylloid dicot genus including corn cockles
Cerastium, genus Cerastium - mouse-eared chickweed
Dianthus, genus Dianthus - carnations and pinks
genus Drypis - one species
genus Gypsophila, Gypsophila - Mediterranean herbs having small white or pink flowers
genus Hernaria, Hernaria - low-growing Old World herbs with minute bright green leaves
genus Illecebrum, Illecebrum - one species: coral necklace
genus Lychnis - genus of plants strongly resembling those of genus Silene: catchfly
genus Minuartia, Minuartia - mostly perennial herbs of northern hemisphere often with mat-forming habit; most often placed in genus Arenaria: sandworts
genus Moehringia, Moehringia - low-growing herbs widely distributed in temperate and Arctic northern hemisphere: sandworts; distinguished from members of the genus Arenaria mainly by having four-petaled rather than five-petaled flowers
genus Paronychia, Paronychia - low-growing annual or perennial herbs or woody plants; whitlowworts
genus Petrocoptis, Petrocoptis - perennial tussock-forming rock plants; of Pyrenees and mountains of northern Spain; similar to and sometimes placed in genus Lychnis
genus Sagina, Sagina - small low-growing annual or perennial herbs of temperate and cool regions
genus Saponaria, Saponaria - mostly perennial Old World herbs
genus Scleranthus, Scleranthus - small genus of Old World weedy prostrate annuals: knawel
genus Silene - large widely distributed genus of plants having mostly showy flowers of various colors: campion; catchfly
genus Spergula, Spergula - small genus of Old World annual herbs: corn spurry
genus Spergularia, Spergularia - chiefly maritime Eurasian herbs: sand spurry; sea spurry
genus Stellaria, Stellaria - common chickweed; stitchwort
genus Vaccaria, Vaccaria - cow-cockles
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Amaranth is an annual plant and seed propagation is by of the carnation family.
Botanists once discovered a colony of Schiedea membranacea, a short, broad-leafed Hawaiian member of the carnation family, at the junction of the Mahanaloa and Kuia valleys.