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Common name

English: Common Catchfly, Windmill Catchfly

German: Französisches Leimkraut

Portuguese: Cabacinha, Erva Ovelha, Gorga

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Caryophyllales (121)

        Family: Caryophyllaceae (37)(family description)

          Genus: Silene (14)

            Epithet: gallica L. (1)

Synonym: Silene anglica L.

anglica => English

gallica => of French origin

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Silene gallica at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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