Pink family – Caryophylaceae

A family containing annual, biennial and perennial herbs with regular shaped flowers that have 4 – 5 sepals and the same number of petals. The leaves are generally opposite and each pair positioned at right angle to those above. This is a large family with 56 species reported from Corfu.

CERASTIUM
Cerastium glomeratum – Clustered mouse-ear

DIANTHUS
Dianthus viscidus

PETROHAGIA
Petrohagia velutina  (P. dubia) –

SAPONARIA
Saponaria calabrica

SILENE
Silene
bellidifolia
– Daisy-leaved catchfly

Silene clorata – Mediterranean catchfly

Silene conica – Sand catchfly

Silene gallica – Small flowered catchfly

Silene italica – Italian catchfly

Silene ungeri

STELLARIA

Stellaria cupaniana – Southen Chickweed

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