bladder campion


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bladder campion

n.
A weedy perennial herb (Silene vulgaris) native to Eurasia, having white flowers with deeply notched petals and a balloonlike, inflated calyx.

bladder campion

n
(Plants) a European caryophyllaceous plant, Silene vulgaris, having white flowers with an inflated calyx
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Noun1.bladder campion - perennial of Arctic Europe having large white flowers with inflated calyxbladder campion - perennial of Arctic Europe having large white flowers with inflated calyx
campion, catchfly, silene - any plant of the genus Silene
2.bladder campion - bluish-green herb having sticky stems and clusters of large evening-opening white flowers with much-inflated calyxbladder campion - bluish-green herb having sticky stems and clusters of large evening-opening white flowers with much-inflated calyx; 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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As guests in somebody's house one day, we are served an omelette with strouthia -- bladder campion. "We also add the raw young shoots to salads," says the cook.
Chuck in some claret hedge woundwort, white bladder campion and a little hoary bedstraw, greater knapweed and delightful pink bloody cranesbill.
Bladder campion (Silene cucubalus) is another producer of spinasterol derivatives.