Bladder Campion Silene vulgaris
Flores > Caryophyllales > Caryophyllaceae
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|French||Silène enflé, Silène commun, Claquet|
A common wildflower found in meadows, forests and fields. Easy recognizable with its bell-shaped white/pink flower. The young shoots may be used as foot. Young leaves are served in salads while older leaves are boiled or fried.
How to Identify
The bell-form shape of the flower is the distinguishable characteristic of this species.
Where When to Spot
In summer, I see this flower frequently in meadows in different parks with large patches of meadows.
|2015-07-18||Champ des Possibles|