Silene stellata

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Silene stellata
Silene stellata - Starry Campion.jpg
Silene stellata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Genus: Silene
Species: S. stellata
Binomial name
Silene stellata
(L.) W.T. Aiton

Silene stellata (known by the common names starry campion and widow's frill), is a perennial summer flowering forb with white flowers, which is native to the Eastern United States.[1] It grows in habitats such as forests,[2] river flats, and tall grass prairies.[3]

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