Tag Archives: Silene

Know Your Natives – Fire Pink

Fire pink (Silene virginica) of the Pink or Carnation (Caryophyllaceae) family is an herbaceous woodland perennial with bright red flowers.  In the U.S., fire pink is found from Florida to New York and westward to northeast Texas, Kansas and Minnesota.  … Continue reading

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Know Your Natives – Starry Campion

Starry campion (Silene stellata) of the Caryophyllaceae (Pink or Carnation) Family is found throughout the eastern United States from North Dakota and Texas, eastward to the Atlantic Coast.  In Arkansas, starry campion is found throughout the Interior Highlands (Ozark Mountains, … Continue reading

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