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    • Windmill Pink
    • common catchfly
    • Small-flowered Catchfly
    • English Catchfly
    • small-flower catchfly
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    • Silene gallica
    • Silene anglica

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Recent observations

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What

common catchfly Silene gallica

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

January 6, 2015 03:56 PM NZDT

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cathychambers

Date

May 17, 2015 11:32 AM PDT

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common catchfly Silene gallica

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direbecca

Date

May 9, 2015

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common catchfly Silene gallica

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sea-kangaroo

Date

January 3, 2015 06:06 PM NZDT

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Square

What

common catchfly Silene gallica

Observer

gbentall

Date

April 28, 2015 09:40 AM PDT

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(Somewhere...)

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What

common catchfly Silene gallica

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nelruzam

Date

May 7, 2015 07:40 PM PDT

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Square

What

common catchfly Silene gallica

Observer

farinosa

Date

May 6, 2015 12:15 PM PDT

Place

Rob Hill (Google, OSM)

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No photos or sounds

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dbenner69

Date

April 25, 2015 12:42 PM PDT

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common catchfly Silene gallica

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jmaughn

Date

April 24, 2015

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(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

windmill pink Silene gallica

Observer

loarie

Date

April 24, 2015 04:22 PM PDT

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What

Windmill Pink Silene gallica

Observer

th0th

Date

April 24, 2015

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No photos or sounds

Date

April 17, 2015
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Description from Wikipedia

Silene gallica is a species of flowering plant in the pink family known by several common names, including common catchfly, small-flowered catchfly, and windmill pink. It is native to Eurasia and North Africa, but it can be found throughout much of the temperate world as a common roadside weed. It is an annual herb growing up to 40 or 45 centimeters tall, its branching stem coated in long, curling hairs and shorter, glandular hairs. The lance-shaped...

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