Silene armeria L., Sp. Pl. 420 1753. (Syn: Atocion armeria (L.) Raf.; Atocion armeria var. lituanicum (Zapal.) Niketic & Stevan.; Atocion armeria var. sparsiflorum (Schur) Niketic & Stevan.; Atocion armeroides Raf.; Atocion lituanicum (Zapal.) Tzvelev; Cucubalus fasciculatus Lam.; Silene lituanica Zapal.);
sy-LEE-nee — from saliva, meaning stickiness; or Silenus the foster father of Bacchus … Dave’s Botanary
ar-MER-ee-uh — from the Latin for Dianthus … Dave’s Botanary
commonly known as: none-so-pretty, sweet-William catchfly
Native to: Europe, Turkey; naturalized elsewhere and widely cultivated
Silene armeria from Kashmir – efloraofindia | Google Groups : Balgarden Srinagar on June 15, 2010;
Request for ID : 010111: AK-1: Taken at Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka which is at 1892 meters on the 18th of Nov,2010. A very small garden plant.
Kalatope id Al071312: A flower gone wild from a friends garden
Height 18 inches
Looks like this can be Silene armeria L.
Caryophyllaceae Week :: DV :: 03 JUN 08 – 0133 :: Silene armeria at Manali: Silene armeria L.
in some garden at Manali on 03 JUN 08
Yes … Excellent photographs
Caryophyllaceae Week: Silene armeria from Shimla: This one was shot from CPRI Campus in Shimla in November 2010 … upload reminded me of this… an ornamental species of Silene..
Yes … Very good photographs.
Caryophyllaceae Week: Silene armeria from Kashmir: Silene armeria L., Sp. pl. 1:420. 1753
Common name: Sweet William Campion, Sweet William Catchfly
Erect annual herb, well-branched , up to 70 cm tall; leaves opposite, ovate-lanceolate or oblong, clasping at base, 3-10 cm long; flowers pink or rose, in long peduncled compound cymes; calyx club-shaped, 10-nerved, 16-20 mm long, nerves prominent; petals bifid, with scales at the base of limb.
Commonly cultivated, photographed from Kashmir
Flower for ID (NSJ-02 – 16/09/2013) : Attachments (3). 2 posts by 2 authors.
ID from pahalgam hills.
Appears to be a garden variety.
Date Aug 10, 2013
Silene armeria I hope
Plant for ID-PC-09-06.10.2015 : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
please identify this plant from Uttarakhand.
It is a cultivated plant near Ranikhet and 1825 mt.
Silene armeria (Caryophyllaceae) to me.
Silene sp. ATJUNE2016/38 : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Kindly help with species identification
Looking like Silene armeria in flower characteristics, but it was very small in size. It was hardly 6 inch in height and only with a few very small leaves. It was not cultivated.
Yes Silene armeria, shows lot of variation especially when it grows as an escape.
Thank you, Sir. It may be an escape and malnutritioned.
I think a good observation, …
Silene rubella subsp. rubella (accepted name)?? Silene armeria Asso (synonym) : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)
Location: Gyaneswor, Kathmandu , Nepal
Altitude: 4300 ft.
Date: 20 July 2013
It is not listed in Nepal.
Pl. Also check comparative images in efi
I have checked and guess it is matching. It was a single plant on the lane to my residence. How come it came there since it is not listed in Nepal?
Thanks, … Is this species cultivated?
No. Just one or two plant in the lane to my residence. Wild .
Silene armeria L. : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (7)
Location: Lakeside, Pokhara, Nepal
Date : 8 April 2017