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Silene stellata

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Phonetic Spelling
sy-LEE-nee stell-AY-tuh
Description

Starry campion

Site: Rich woods, open fields

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Silene
    Species:
    stellata
    Family:
    Caryophyllaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Wildflower
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Bell
    Flower Description:
    Loose cluster of white flowers; fringed petals; inflated bell-shaped calyx
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Whorled
    Leaf Shape:
    Lanceolate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Whorls of 4 lance-shaped leaves in the middle of the stem; minutely downy below
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No