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British Marine Life Study Society
Seaside Flora

    Italian Catchfly
 
Common Name(s):
   Catchfly 
Scientific Name:
    Silene italica
Family:
Usual Size:  cm 
                               Photograph by David Wood.
Identification:

Originally misidentified as Silene nutans
 
 
 
 


 

Similar species: 
Reproduction: 
Habitat:
 

Range:
Widespread and local distribution on shingle and by the shore on cliffs and rocky places with a minimum of soil.
Additional Notes:
Grows better in gardens next to the shingle foreshore than on the shingle itself. 
Information wanted: Please send any records of this plant, with location, date, who discovered it, how it was identified, prevalence, common name and any other details to 
Shorewatch Project EMail Glaucus@hotmail.com. 
All messages will receive a reply. 
Shorewatch Project

Link to  FLOWERING PLANTS OF THE SHINGLE

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