Silene vulgaris (Bladder Campion)

Bladder Campion


Silene vulgaris

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Silene vulgaris (Moench.) Garcke – (Bladder Campion)

Perennial herb of the pink family -Caryophilaceae- up to 90 cm. Usually glabrous stems. Leaves with hairy margin, lanceolate pointed. Sagging flowers till 2,5 cm. with a very inflated calyx, remembering a bladder and very divided petals. In grasslands, sandy dry places and fields.

Used as a medicinal and  edible vegetable

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22 April, 2019

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