Syn.: Dianthus arenarius var. bohemicus Novák, Dianthus novakii Soják
Family: Caryophyllaceae Juss.
Dianthus arenarius bohemicus
Distribution: The Sand Pink occurs in central, northern and northeastern Europe, this subspecies is an endemic plant of the Czech Republic. It is known only from a single locality in the vicinity of town Roudnice nad Labem (northwestern Bohemia).
Ecology: It grows in dry and sandy places. Blooms from June to July.
Dianthus arenarius bohemicus
Description: Perennial, densely tufted herb, 8–15 cm tall, glaucous green. The leaves are linear, 1–2 mm wide. The flowers are fragrant, petals are obovate, toothed at the tip, white. The fruit is a capsule.
Threat and protection: The Bohemian Sand Pink is a strictly protected plant in the Czech Republic.
Dianthus arenarius bohemicus
Dianthus arenarius bohemicus
Dianthus arenarius bohemicus
Dianthus arenarius bohemicusDianthus arenarius bohemicus
These images were taken in Czechia, Bohemia, Kleneč (by Lubomír Rak: July 3, 2004; by Vít Grulich: September 11, 2015).