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  • English
    • Common catchfly
    • Small-flowered Catchfly
    • English Catchfly
    • small-flower catchfly
    • Catchfly
    • Windmill Pink
  • French
    • Silène d'Angleterre
    • Silène de France
  • Spanish
    • Atrapamoscas
  • Scientific Names
    • Silene gallica
    • Silene anglica

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Square

What

Common catchfly Silene gallica

Observer

marystg

Date

December 2, 2016 06:52 PM NZDT

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Common catchfly Silene gallica

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marystg

Date

December 2, 2016 06:51 PM NZDT

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Common catchfly Silene gallica

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marystg

Date

December 2, 2016 06:53 PM NZDT

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Common catchfly Silene gallica

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jon_sullivan

Date

December 2, 2016 11:41 AM NZDT

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Common catchfly Silene gallica

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jacqui-nz

Date

November 30, 2016 11:20 AM NZDT

Description

Growing on the side of an open, coastal track.

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Square

What

Common catchfly Silene gallica

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birdgal5

Date

April 6, 2015 11:13 AM PDT

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pelicabbit

Date

December 3, 2015 09:03 PM NZDT

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Square

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Common catchfly Silene gallica

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gumtree

Date

October 31, 2016 10:58 AM NZDT

Description

Growing in the sand dunes. More photos following.

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Common catchfly Silene gallica

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tangatawhenua

Date

October 28, 2016 11:17 AM NZDT

Description

By the track down the cliff

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Common catchfly Silene gallica

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simonnicholas

Date

October 13, 2016 11:51 AM TOT

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Square

What

Common catchfly Silene gallica

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natureali

Date

June 21, 2016 11:41 AM PDT

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Common catchfly Silene gallica

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stephen_thorpe

Date

October 1, 2016

Description

Locality: NEW ZEALAND AK, Auckland 1072, suburb of Saint Johns, University of Auckland Tamaki Campus.

Habitat: Growing wild in weedy gravel area.

Identification: Silene gallica L., 1753.

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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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