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

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Recent observations

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psuri

Date

May 10, 2014

Description

10 cm., white/pink, SW, no predation.

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Square

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laurie_williams

Date

May 6, 2014

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boschniakia

Date

May 10, 2014 11:01 AM PDT

Description

7-8" tall, pink-white flowers

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What

common catchfly (Silene gallica) Silene gallica

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loarie

Date

June 10, 2014 10:56 AM WST

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What

common catchfly Silene gallica

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wildmarin

Date

June 2, 2014 07:40 PM PDT

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What

common catchfly Silene gallica

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loarie

Date

June 3, 2014 11:05 AM PDT

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Square

What

common catchfly Silene gallica

Observer

rlucero10

Date

May 15, 2014 09:53 AM PDT

Description

This weedy Silene likes to grow around the Presidio. It has a sticky stem.

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judielaine

Date

May 16, 2014 06:01 PM PDT

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Square

What

common catchfly Silene gallica

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wildmarin

Date

May 23, 2014 08:12 AM PDT

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What

common catchfly Silene gallica

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judielaine

Date

May 15, 2014 04:38 PM PDT

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common catchfly Silene gallica

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loarie

Date

May 4, 2014 01:47 PM PDT

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What

common catchfly Silene gallica

Observer

loarie

Date

May 4, 2014 03:14 PM PDT
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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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