Silene dioica (Linnaeus 1753) de Clairville 1811 (Family Caryophyllaceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 20-90cm
Occasionally Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Persistent Seed Bank
Dioecious, Flowering May - July (Earliest: 30.5)

Protective Chemicals
Ecdysteroids Sidisterone

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Spruce Forest Edge
Parasites:
Ramularia lychnidicola

Scaptomyza graminum Larva
(Leaf Miner)
Herbivores::
Mesotype didymata
Possible Herbivores:
Polia nebulosa

Cnephasia incertana
Possible Sapivores:
Aphis fabae

Aphis sambuci
Florivores:
Eupithecia satyrata
Granivores:
Columbidae

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Red Campion


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