White Campion
Taken at Skateraw on 18th June 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode
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Taken at Pow Burn on 29th May 2022 using Panasonic Lumix TZ70 in macro mode. Fact File


Taken at Musselburgh on 15th May 2022 using Panasonic Lumix TZ70 in macro mode. Fact File

White Campion.
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Silene latifolia.
Caryophyllaceae.
Herbaceous annual.

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On wasteland and fields,on neutral to alkaline soils.
June - September.
40 - 80 cm tall.
Folk used to believe that if you picked the White Campion, you would bring death to your mother. In Cumberland, this flower was often called "White Riding Hood".


Hybrid Red and White Campion