Silene stellata
(Starry Campion)

Other pictures of this plant:

               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit

Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Starry Campion, Widow's Frill
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 4 - 8
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: June - July
    Status: Native

Silene stellata, or Starry Campion, is native to most of the eastern United States. It grows in open woods, as well as woodland edges. It blooms in mid summer, with white, deeply fringed flowers.

This plant can be easily identified by its white, very fringed flowers, as well as by its leaves which are in whorls of four around its stem.

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