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French Catchfly - introduced (*Silene gallica var. gallica)

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Family: Caryophyllaceae (Chickweed & Carnation family).

Native of Europe.

Occurrence: An uncommon weed.


Similar species: Bladder Campion Silene vulgaris) is almost hairless and the fruit is not striped.

It is an environmental weed.

Photo 1, 2: French Catchfly. Mt Tarrengower.