Silene dioica


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Related to Silene dioica: red campion, Melandrium
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Noun1.Silene dioica - biennial European catchfly having red or pink flowersSilene dioica - biennial European catchfly having red or pink flowers; sometimes placed in genus Lychnis
genus Silene - large widely distributed genus of plants having mostly showy flowers of various colors: campion; catchfly
campion, catchfly, silene - any plant of the genus Silene
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Mae blodyn neidr (Silene dioica; Red Campion) pinc yn amlwg iawn y dyddiau yma hefyd, ac mae'r enwau blodyn taranau neu flodyn tyrfe hefyd yn addas iawn arno.
I love the delicate pink flowers of Silene dioica and ornamental grasses give flower beds a wilder feel, with some delicate irises planted among them.
Differences between sexes in floral morphology, nectar production and insect visits in a dioecious species, Silene dioica. New Phytol., 98:515-529.
Roedd llysiau'r gymalwst (Aegopodium podagraria; ground elder), blodyn neidr (Silene dioica; red campion) yr hesg (Phragmites australis; common reed), a choed coed ysgawen, onnen a sycamorwydden i'w gweld o boptu'r llwybr.
Over-sow a corner of your lawn with wildflowers, including moon daisy (Chrysanthemum leucanthemum), meadow clary (Salvia pratensis) and red campion (Silene dioica).
To the front will be a grass verge planted with wild flowers such as primula vulgaris (cowslip), geranium pratense (meadow cranesbill), silene dioica (red campion) and leucanthemum vulgare (ox-eye daisy).
Pink Campion is unusually strongly coloured for a wild flower and deserves a place in a wild garden, but I'll go for the double version Silene dioica Flore Plena with its blowsy rose carmine flowers that last longer than the wild single.
Use of near-infrared reflectance spectrometry and multivariate data analysis to detect anther-smut disease (Microbotryum violaceum) in Silene dioica. Phytopathology 84:764-770.
Silene dioica (Caryophyllaceae) is a dioecious, perennial, insect-pollinated herb that is relatively widespread in northern Fennoscandia.