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Plant Details

Silene stellata

Starry Campion

Scientific Name:

Silene stellata

Common Name:

Starry Campion

Plant Family

Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

White

Size in Feet:

3 feet

Light:

Part-sun

Soil Moisture:

Sub-Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

July, August, September

Bloom Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Coast (rarely)

Habitat Description:

Dry to mesic forests, rock outcrops

In Situ

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Tom Harville

Whorled Leaves

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Blooms

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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