Beautriful bell-like blossom

Bladder Campion (Silene vulgaris)

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 and When to Spot

In summer, I see this flower frequently in meadows in different parks with large patches of meadows.

Photography

Photos of this species with information about where, when the photo has been taken; camera, lens used and camera settings.

  • Champ des Possibles

    Saturday, July 18, 2015

    NIKON D7100
    18.0-140.0 mm f/3.5-5.6

    Focal Length 140mm
    Shutter Speed 1/250s
    Aperture f16.0
    ISO 560

Taxonomy

Caryophyllales
Caryophyllaceae
Silene vulgaris