Common name: Sea Campion
Silene uniflora subsp. uniflora Roth APNI*
Synonyms: Silene vulgaris subsp. maritima (With.) A.Löve & D.Löve APNI*
Description: Prostrate perennial , diffusely branched, with flowering stems to 25 cm long.
Leaves linear-lanceolate, 5–40 mm long, 2–7 mm wide, grey-green, margins ciliate.
Inflorescence 1-few-flowered; bracts herbaceous; calyx c. 12 mm long, 20-veined, inflated in fruit; petals deeply bifid, up to 10 mm long, usually white. Styles 3.
Capsule 6–10 mm long, with 6 teeth.
Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: *CT, *ST, *SWS, *NWP, *SWP
|The single subspecies in NSW. Characters and distribution as for the species in NSW.|
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