Flower of White Campion (Silene latifolia)

By December 13, 2017Articles

Flower of White Campion (Silene latifolia)

By December 13, 2017Articles

Flower of White Campion (Silene latifolia)

By Ilana Goldowitz Jimenez, Plant Scientist & Writer It has pretty flowers, but is white campion a weed? Yes, and if you see flowers on the plant, the next step is seed production, so it’s time to take measures to control it. Here is some white campion info that will help you if this plant has appeared on your property. What is White Campion? White campion (Silene latifolia syn. Silene alba) is a broadleaf plant (dicot) that first grows in the form of a low-to-the-ground rosette. Later, it bolts and produces 1- to 4-foot (0.3 to 1.2 meter) tall, upright stems with flowers. The leaves and stems are both downy. White campion is native to Europe and was probably introduced into North America in the early 1800s. Besides being an annoying weed, white campion can also host viruses that affect spinach and beet plants. It commonly grows on farms, in

Flower of White Campion (Silene latifolia)

By Ilana Goldowitz Jimenez, Plant Scientist & Writer It has pretty flowers, but is white campion a weed? Yes, and if you see flowers on the plant, the next step is seed production, so it’s time to take measures to control it. Here is some white campion info that will help you if this plant has appeared on your property. What is White Campion? White campion (Silene latifolia syn. Silene alba) is a broadleaf plant (dicot) that first grows in the form of a low-to-the-ground rosette. Later, it bolts and produces 1- to 4-foot (0.3 to 1.2 meter) tall, upright stems with flowers. The leaves and stems are both downy. White campion is native to Europe and was probably introduced into North America in the early 1800s. Besides being an annoying weed, white campion can also host viruses that affect spinach and beet plants. It commonly grows on farms, in

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