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Common name

English: Sea Campion

German: Strand-Leimkraut

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2509)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2408)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2040)

      Order: Caryophyllales (101)

        Family: Caryophyllaceae (35) (family description)

          Genus: Silene (14)

           Epithet: uniflora Roth (2)

Synonym: Silene maritima With.

maritima => growing on the seashore, confined to the coast

uniflora => one-flowered

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Silene uniflora at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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