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Plant Details

Silene virginica var. virginica

Fire Pink

Scientific Name:

Silene virginica var. virginica

Common Name:

Fire Pink

Plant Family

Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

Red

Size in Feet:

2.5 ft

Light:

Part-sun

Soil Moisture:

Sub-Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

April, May, June, July

Bloom Area:

Piedmont, Mountains, Coast (scattered)

Habitat Description:

Woodlands, rock outcrops, crevices in cliffs, roadbanks

Blooms & Buds

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Buds and Bloom

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In Situ

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In Situ

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants

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