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Common name

English: Autumn catchfly

German: Schafta-Leimkraut


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Caryophyllales (112)

        Family: Caryophyllaceae (38)(family description)

          Genus: Silene (14)

            Epithet: schafta Gmel. ex Hohen. (1)

schafta => vernacular name for Silene schaftaa from the area around the Caspian Sea


Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Silene schafta at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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