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Silene pusilla

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Common name

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Scientific name

Silene pusilla Waldst. et Kit.


Conservation status and threats

NOT protected species in Bulgaria.


Description and identification

Silene pusilla is a perennial, tufted herbaceous plant, 10 to 25 cm tall. The stems are numerous, thin, tender, branched. Leaves linear to linear-lanceolate, margin entire, with one vein, obtuse or pointed at the apex, 1-4 cm long, 0.8-3 mm wide, sessile. Calyx shorter than 7 mm, with glandular hairs. Petals white or pink. Styles 3. Seeds black-brown to black, kidney-shaped. Flowering June - August[1].


Distribution in Bulgaria

On wet rocks, along mountain streams and wet grassy and stony places in the alpine zone[2].


Habitat

In the mountains Sredna Stara Planina, Slavyanka, Pirin, Rila; between 1300 and 2550 m alt[3].


General distribution[4]

Silene pusilla



References

[1] Йорданов, Д & П. Паунов. 1966. В: Флора на Народна Република България. Том ІІІ. София.

[2] Йорданов, Д & П. Паунов. 1966. Пос. източник.

[3] Йорданов, Д & П. Паунов. 1966. Пос. източник.

[4] Marhold, K. (2011): Caryophyllaceae. – In: Euro+Med Plantbase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity. (CC BY-SA 3.0).


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