Saponaria ocymoides L.
Common Name: SAPONARIA
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad P-Forb

A European species, locally established since at least 1967, as an escape from cultivation, on the sandy grounds of the University of Michigan Biological Station, Cheboygan Co.

Distinctive in its sprawling habit, bright rose-magenta flowers, and conspicuously glandular-pubescent calyx.


Cheboygan County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. June 25, 2022.