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infestation of old plants (Photo: Jackie Miles and Max Campbell)
stems and lower leaves (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
upper leaves, flower clusters and mature fruit (Photo: Jackie Miles and Max Campbell)
close-up of flower (Photo: Greg Jordan)
old fruit (Photo: Jackie Miles and Max Campbell)
young plants (Photo: Jackie Miles and Max Campbell)
Petrorhagia nanteuilii (Burnat) P.W. Ball & Heywood
Dianthus nanteuilii BurnatTunica nanteuilii (Burnat) GürkeTunica prolifera (L.) Scop. (misapplied)Petrorhagia prolifera (L.) P.W. Ball & Heywood (misapplied)
childing pink, proliferous pink
Native to western Europe (i.e. the UK, Italy, France, Portugal and Spain).
Widely naturalised in south-eastern and eastern Australia (i.e. in south-eastern Queensland, New South Wales, the ACT, Victoria, Tasmania and south-eastern South Australia).
Naturalised overseas in south-western USA (i.e. California).
Proliferous pink (Petrorhagia nanteuilii) is regarded as an environmental weed in Victoria.
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