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Flowers:

March to July

Silene vulgaris (Caryophyllaceae)

Bladder Campion

Perennial with stems to 70cm and opposite pale blue-green ovate to lanceloate leaves. Flowers white, with five deeply notched petals. Calyx expands to form the characteristic "bladder" appearance.

Roadsides and field margins. Common

 

Corallia Bay 11.3.2004