Bladder Campion

Plant Bio

Common Name:Bladder Campion
Family:Caryophyllaceae
Genus:Silene
Species:cucubalus
Classification/Rank:Aggressive or Under Bio-control
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Description

• perennial plant that grows 0.2-0.8m tall • leaves are opposite, narrow egg shaped, and smooth; basal leaves are lacking, lower leaves are short stalked, while upper leaves are unstalked • flowers are white, have 5 petals, and appear clawed; an inflorescence of several flowers occurs on each stalk

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posted: August 13, 2018
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