Five-Mile Bluff Prairie State Natural Area, Pepin Co., WI
Bladder Campion (Silene vulgaris) photo = Campion,Bladder_MAC_©DaveSpier_D031259iN + D031261iN + D031264iN
Chinese Pink, Rainbow Pink, 石竹, Dianthus chinensis
Sweet William, 五彩石竹, Dianthus barbatus
Dianthus Gratianapolitanus 'Firewitch'
Deptford pink (Dianthus armeria) photo = Pink,Deptford_MAC_©DaveSpier_D031245iN
The chickweed is growing in fields at this time of year.
Sweet-william Catchfly (Silene armeria), one of the pinks (Family Caryophyllaceae); photo = pinks_MAC_©DaveSpier_D059128iN
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.