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Bladder Campion - introduced (*Silene vulgaris)

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Family: Caryophyllaceae (Chickweed & Carnation family).

Native of Europe.

Occurrence: An uncommon weed.


Similar species: French Catchfly (Silene gallica) has glandular hairs and the fruit is striped.

Photo 1: Dried specimen. The unstriped bladder-like fruit are a distinctive feature.

It is an environmental weed.

2: Patch of Bladder Campion. Both: Parker St, Castlemaine.