Maltesecross (Lychnis chalcedonica)

Maltesecross (Lychnis Chalcedonica)
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Lychnis Chalcedonica, or more commonly know as Maltesecross, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Lychnis. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Lychnis Chalcedonica or Maltesecross's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Lychnis
  • Family: Caryophyllaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) CAN (W)

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