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ground cover

Posted by Sknowlesy none (My Page) on
Mon, Jun 2, 14 at 8:02

what is the pink flowered plant? this was found at keele university in stafforshire uk in an open area with some dappled shade.


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Dames Rocket


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Humm I dont know if that is Dames Rocket:S the stem is red in this picture compared to the green stem of the DR


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hmmmm....some kind of Catchfly....Lychnis...possibly German Catchfly. What does the base foliage look like? Is it "grassy-like"?

Vera


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...also are the flowering stalks sticky to the touch? If so I think you have Lychnis viscaria


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It's Red Campion, Silene dioica. It's not a ground cover but a very common UK wild flower and out all over the place at the moment.

Here is a link that might be useful: Red Campion

This post was edited by floral_uk on Mon, Jun 2, 14 at 10:07


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ahhh....I was close....Campion also known as Lychnis sp.


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Yes - very close. L viscaria is very rare in Britain.


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