Silene armeria

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaCaryophyllaceaeSileneSilene armeria

Ecology

An annual occurring as a garden escape or throw-out on rubbish tips and waste places. It is usually casual, but may persist for a few years in disturbed, open sites, reproducing by seed. Lowland.

Status

Neophyte

World Distribution

Native of the southern part of the European Temperate zone; it is naturalised further north in Europe and elsewhere.

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000002993

Atlas text references

Jalas & Suominen (1986)