Campion

Silene pratensis

Family Pink (Caryophyllaceae)
Bloom Summer
Habitat Fields, meadows, roadsides
Status Non-Native
Cycle Annual
Height 1-3′
Flower Many white flowers about 1″ wide with 5 deeply notched petals – sometimes looks like 10 petals. Behind the flower is a dark-veined green bladder.
Leaf Leaves are narrow lance-shaped, 1-4″ long. Leaves are stalkless smooth.
Notes Campion is an import from Europe. It often grows in disturbed soil like fields and along roadsides.

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