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Silene stellataSilene stellata

starry campion, widow's frill

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 1-3.5'
Flowers: Jun.-Sept.; white
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH:
Soil type:

Habitat

wooded slopes, roadside banks, barrens

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD VA WV DE NY PA

Wildlife

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Notes

drought-tolerant; naturalizes in woods



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1389.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004