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Bladder Campion - Silene vulgaris

Bladder Campion - Silene vulgaris

A common wildflower found in meadows, forests and fields. Easy recognizable with its bell-shaped white/pink flower. The young shoots may be used as foot. Young leaves are served in salads while older leaves are boiled or fried.

Common Names

How to Identify

The bell-form shape of the flower is the distinguishable characteristic of this species.

Where & When to Spot

In summer, I see this flower frequently in meadows in different parks with large patches of meadows.

Bladder Campion (Silene vulgaris)

Bladder Campion (Silene vulgaris)

Beautriful bell-like blossom

champ-des-possibles - July 18, 2015

NIKON D7100; 18.0-140.0 mm f/3.5-5.6; Focal Length 140mm; Exposure 1/250; Aperture f16.0; Iso 560;
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