Collection No. 13233: A. Willians, F. Leist, R. Brostrom, S. Tsiu, W. Dreskin; flowering, 1 plant, roadside
San Diego County, California, US
Any suggestions on genus and species id for this particular plant? I am pretty confident it is in the borage family, possibly some sort of Cryptantha? Thanks for the help.
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...