White Campion
Fact File
Taken at Skateraw on 18th June 2017 with Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode




 


 
White Campion.
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AKA:
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".