Starry Campion (Silene stellata)
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Family: Caryophyllaceae (Pink)
Height: 2 to 3 ft.
Blooms: July to September
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 0.75 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Allegheny Highlands Trail
Notes: Fringed petals are a distinguishing characteristic.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.