Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Silene latifolia Poiret. White Campion, White Cockle, Evening Lychnis. Phen: May-Jul. Hab: Fields, roadsides, disturbed areas. Dist: Native of Europe.

Origin/Endemic status: Europe

Syn: = Ar, C, Fl4, FNA5, Il, K3, K4, Mi, NY, Pa, Tn, Va; = Lychnis alba – F, G, RAB, S, W, WV; > Silene latifolia ssp. alba – K1, NE; ? Silene pratensis – GrPl

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