Silene Stellata: Starry Campion
Location: Holliday Lake State Park: Lakeshore Trail
Bloom Period: June–September
Habitat: Open woods — light shade to partial sun, wooded riverbanks
- Fringed petals.
- Flowers have no scent and tend to close in mid day.
- Grows 2—3 feet tall from taproot.
- Leaves opposite or in whorls.
- “Stellata” means “starlike”.
- Pollinated by moths and bumblebees.