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Bladder Campion (Silene vulgaris)
Image ID: gtwn21Tap/mouseover and drag to zoom/pan.
Other common names: Maiden's Tears
Family: Caryophyllaceae (Pink)
Height: 0.6 to 2.5 ft.
Blooms: April to August
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 1 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 10 or more parts
Location: Ghost Town Trail
Notes: Actually only 5 petals, but they are so deeply incised that there appear to be 10.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!