Silene latifolia [alba] Poiret 1789 (Family Caryophyllaceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 30-90cm
Rarely Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Persistent Seed Bank
Dioecious, Flowering May - October (Earliest: 11.6)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Parasites:
Scaptomyza graminum Larva
(Leaf Miner)
Possible Herbivores:
Polia nebulosa

Cnephasia incertana
Possible Sapivores:
Aphis fabae

Aphis sambuci
Granivores:
Columbidae

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: White Campion


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