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Starry Campion
Silene stellata

Starry campion can be identified by its fringed white petals. Bladder campion looks somewhat similar, but its petals are notched, not fringed. Starry campion is rare in Connecticut; the state has classified it as a species of special concern.

• Family: Pink (Caryophyllaceae)
• Habitat: open woods
• Height: 2-3 feet
• Flower size: 3/4 inch across
• Flower color: white
• Flowering time: June to September
• Origin: native

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Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.