San Diego County, California, US
North-facing base of rocky outcrop, roadside. Growing with Claytonia perfoliata, Stachys, Selaginella, and Polypodium.
Mendocino County, California, US
The Caryophyllaceae, commonly called the pink family or carnation family, are a family of flowering plants. It is included in the dicotyledon order Caryophyllales in the APG III system, alongside 33 other families, including Amaranthaceae, Cactaceae, and Polygonaceae. It is a large family, with 86 genera and some 2,200 species.