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Red Campion (Silene dioica)

Image ID: 2011/bf024T

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Family: Caryophyllaceae (Pink)
Height: 1 to 2 ft.
Blooms: June to September
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size:  1 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Butler-Freeport Trail
Date:  5/22/2011
Notes: Deeply cleft petals.
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Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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