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Common name

English: Ragged Robin

German: Kuckucks-Lichtnelke

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Caryophyllales (119)

        Family: Caryophyllaceae (36)(family description)

          Genus: Silene (14)

            Epithet: flos-cuculi (L.) Greuter & Burdet (1)

flos-cuculi => flower of cuckoo (blossom early when the cuckoo sings)

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, violet

External links

Check for Silene flos-cuculi at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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