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Fire Pink (Silene virginica)

Image ID: yrt175

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Family: Caryophyllaceae (Pink)
Height: 0.5 to 2 ft.
Blooms: April to June
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size:  1.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Youghiogheny River Trail
Date:  5/8/2004
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