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CARYOPHYLLALES Takht., 1967 (pinks, goosefoots and docks)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Order)

AIZOACEAE (dew-plants)
Carpobrotus (hottentot figs), eg: Carpobrotus edulis var. edulis (Hottentot Fig) - Plant - covering cliffs
Family 1 subtaxon 2 ident refs
AMARANTHACEAE (goosefoots, oraches, glassworts, amaranths & pigweeds)
Amaranthus (amaranths, pigweeds), eg: Amaranthus retroflexus (Common Amaranth) - Plant Atriplex (oraches), eg: Atriplex littoralis (Grass-leaved Orache) - Flower clusters Beta (beets), eg: Beta vulgaris subsp. maritima (Sea Beet) - Rootstock Chenopodium (goosefoots), eg: Chenopodium rubrum (Red Goosefoot) - Plant - side view Salicornia (glassworts), eg: Salicornia ramosissima (Purple Glasswort) - Plant Salsola (a genus of flowering plants), eg: Salsola kali (Saltwort) - Shoot Sarcocornia perennis (Perennial Glasswort), eg: Sarcocornia perennis (Perennial Glasswort) - Plant ( Suaeda (a genus of flowering plants), eg: Suaeda maritima (Annual Sea-blite) - Plants - top view
Family 39 subtaxa 32 ident refs
CARYOPHYLLACEAE (chickweeds, stitchworts and campions, carnation)
Agrostemma githago (Corncockle), eg: Agrostemma githago (Corncockle) - Seedlings - top view Arenaria (Bot.) (sandworts), eg: Arenaria serpyllifolia subsp. leptoclados (Small Thyme-leaved Sandwort, Slender Sandwort) - Plant - in situ Cerastium (mouse-ears), eg: Cerastium fontanum (Common Mouse-ear) - Flower - face view Dianthus (pinks), eg: Dianthus plumarius (Pink) - Flowers Herniaria (ruptureworts), eg: Herniaria glabra (Smooth Rupturewort) - Flowers and leaves - close-up Honckenya peploides (Sea Sandwort), eg: Honckenya peploides (Sea Sandwort) - Flowers Minuartia (sandworts), eg: Minuartia verna (Spring Sandwort, Leadwort) - Plant with flowers - close-up Moehringia (a genus of flowering plants), eg: Moehringia trinervia (Three-nerved Sandwort) - Plant - close-up Moenchia erecta (Upright Chickweed), eg: Moenchia erecta (Upright Chickweed) - Seed Myosoton aquaticum (Water Chickweed), eg: Myosoton aquaticum (Water Chickweed) - Flower and buds Petrorhagia (a genus of pinks), eg: Petrorhagia prolifera (Proliferous Pink) - Plant - in situ Polycarpon tetraphyllum (Four-leaved All-seed), eg: Polycarpon tetraphyllum (Four-leaved All-seed) - Plant Sagina (pearlworts), eg: Sagina procumbens (Procumbent Pearlwort) - Plant portion Saponaria (soapworts), eg: Saponaria officinalis flore pleno form (Double-flowered Soapwort) - Plant and flowers - close-up Scleranthus (knawels), eg: Scleranthus annuus subsp. annuus (Annual Knawel) - Inflorescence - top view Silene (campions and catchflies), eg: Silene latifolia x dioica = S. x hampeana (hybrid campion) - Flower Spergula arvensis (Corn Spurrey), eg: Spergula arvensis (Corn Spurrey) - Plant - in situ Spergularia (spurreys), eg: Spergularia rupicola (Rock Sea-spurrey) - Flowering shoots Stellaria (chickweeds), eg: Stellaria graminea (Lesser Stitchwort) - Plant
Family 47 subtaxa 11 ident refs
Drosera (sundews), eg: Drosera rotundifolia x intermedia = D. x belezeana (Godlingston sundew) - Plants with flowers
Family 5 subtaxa 5 ident refs
FRANKENIACEAE (sea heaths) Family 1 subtaxon  
Frankenia laevis L. (Sea Heath, Sea-heath)
Flowers - side view
MOLLUGINACEAE (a family of flowering plants) Family 1 subtaxon  
Corrigiola litoralis L. (Strapwort)
Small plant - in situ
Claytonia (a genus of purslanes), eg: Claytonia sibirica (Pink Purslane) - Flower - top view Montia (a genus of flowering plants), eg: Montia fontana (Blinks) - Plants
Family 4 subtaxa 2 ident refs
PLUMBAGINACEAE (thrifts and sea lavenders)
Armeria (thrifts), eg: Armeria maritima (Thrift) - Flowering plant - top view Limonium (sea lavenders), eg: Limonium recurvum subsp. portlandicum (a sea-lavender) - Plant - in situ
Family 7 subtaxa 3 ident refs
POLYGONACEAE (docks and knotgrasses)
Fallopia (a genus of knotweeds), eg: Fallopia japonica (Japanese Knotweed) - Flower spike - in bud Persicaria (knotweeds), eg: Persicaria maculosa (Redshank) - Plant Polygonum (knotgrass), eg: Polygonum arenastrum (Equal-leaved Knotgrass) - Inflorescence - close-up Rheum (rhubarbs), eg: Rheum x rhabarbarum (rhubarb) - Leaves Rumex (docks), eg: Rumex hydrolapathum (Water Dock) - Plant
Family 26 subtaxa 11 ident refs
PORTULACACEAE (purslanes) Family 1 subtaxon  
Portulaca oleracea L. (Common Purslane) Species 1 subtaxon  
Portulaca oleracea ssp. sativa (Purslane) Subspecies   1 ident refs
TAMARICACEAE (tamarisks) Family 1 subtaxon  
Tamarix gallica L. (Tamarisk)

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 38 general literature references to CARYOPHYLLALES (pinks, goosefoots and docks)

CARYOPHYLLALES may also be covered by literature listed under:

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BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1348 feeding and other relationships of CARYOPHYLLALES (pinks, goosefoots and docks)

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