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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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Common Catchfly Silene gallica

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loritruck

Date

January 7, 2017 03:57 PM NZDT

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Common Catchfly Silene gallica

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flight69

Date

April 8, 2016 04:47 PM BST

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Common Catchfly Silene gallica

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alice_shanks

Date

December 15, 2016

Description

Uncommon. On disturbed ground.

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Common Catchfly Silene gallica

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meurkc

Date

December 15, 2016

Description

recently cultivated ground

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Common Catchfly Silene gallica

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simonnicholas

Date

December 5, 2016 12:20 PM +14

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Common Catchfly Silene gallica

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kiwifergus

Date

December 1, 2016 06:48 PM NZDT

Description

Appears pink to the naked eye but up close it is red veining that gives it the colour. A large amount of catchfly in the area around the school, and plenty of range in colour forms

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Common Catchfly Silene gallica

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leonperrie

Date

December 3, 2016 10:56 AM NZDT

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Common Catchfly Silene gallica

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kiwifergus

Date

November 30, 2016 04:05 PM NZDT

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Common Catchfly Silene gallica

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kiwifergus

Date

November 30, 2016 04:04 PM NZDT

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Common Catchfly Silene gallica

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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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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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