Silene gallica var. gallicaCommon name: French Catchfly

Meaning of name: Unknown

Distribution: Occurs in various country centres from Dirk Hartog Island to Albany.

Description: An erect herb to 50 centimetres tall. It produces white to pink flowers on one side of the stem from July to December.

Notes: Native to Europe.

References: Western Weeds, A Guide to the Weeds of Western Australia. BMJ Hussey, GJ Keighery, J Dodd, SG Lloyd, RD Cousens. 1997.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.