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Dianthus alpinus

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Dianthus alpinus, Alpine Pink is a perennial herb endemic in the Alps of Eastern Austria.<ref>Grey-Wilson & Blamey (1979)</ref>

Description

Alpine Pink is a short (2–10 cm high) perennial, with linear to lanceolate leaves, 15–25 mm long and 2–5 mm wide.<ref>Tutin & Walters (1993), p. 239</ref>

Flowering period from June to August.

Chromosome number: 2n=30.

Distribution and habitat

A calcicole, the species is found in the north-eastern limestone Alps of Austria from the Totes Gebirge in the west to Semmering and the Schneeberg in the east.

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