• Silene vulgaris | bladder campion

    Posted on February 16, 2014 by in Wildflowers

    White balloon-like wildflowers

    Spotted in an open patch of long grass next to the footpath, this white flower has a bulbous calyx and flowers which are about 2cm across. The leaves are apparently prized as a vegetable in Spain.

    silene vulgaris bladder campion

    silene vulgaris, bladder campion, white, photographed June 2013 on Seaford Head

    bladder campion wildflower

    silene vulgaris, bladder campion, white, photographed June 2013 on Seaford Head

    silene wild flowers

    silene vulgaris, bladder campion, white, photographed June 2013 on Seaford Head