Silene latifolia Poir.
- Botanical Name
- Silene latifolia Poir.
- Common Name
- White Campion, Evening Lychnis
- Lychnis alba Miller
- Flora of Virginia Name/Status
- Silene latifolia Poiret
- Virginia plants have often been called ssp. alba (P. Miller) Greuter & Burdet; however, FNA states that most North American material tends to be intermediate between ssp. alba and ssp. latifolia. Although this species usually has white flowers, pink-flowered forms occur occasionally (see photos).
- Fields, roadsides, and other open, disturbed habitats. Frequent throughout.
- Native Status
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