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Silene chalcedonica
Maltese cross Pink Family
Silene chalcedonica Caryophyllaceae
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common name
  Maltese cross
accepted scientific name
  Silene chalcedonica (L.) E.H.L. Krause
rules for finding collection records
  Lychnis chalcedonica (119)
  Silene chalcedonica (40)
family name
  Caryophyllaceae
Image Author: ©2003-2015 John Hilty, Illinois Wildflowers
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals, Round clusters of flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.75 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of June thru 3rd week of August
Not Native

How Likely at this Location (13%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
Not Native
Links to Plant Photos
Wikimedia Commons (14)
J. Reveal (4)
U of Michigan Herbarium (4)
FloraFinder (4)
Cal Photos (4)
base map where plant found

Disturbed
Forest
Brush
grid lines base