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Carnation family
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Red Campion, Silene dioica
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Caryophyllaceae

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Silene latifolia

The Caryophyllaceae, commonly called the pink family or carnation family, is a family of flowering plants. The species are dicotyledons included in the order Caryophyllales. It is a large family, with 88 genera and some 2,000 species.


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