This slender pink flower of European wheat fields is naturalized across North America.
Habit: intro… read more
A tufted plant with many slender stems, very narrow leaves, and numerous small white flowers in open… read more
Cerastium arvense (Cerastium strictum)
A plant with several stems leaning on the ground, and a white flower blooming at the end of each of … read more
Often a troublesome weed, this plant forms a low mat with tiny white flowers.
Habit: introduced ann… read more
This delicate plant can be identified by its white-spotted, toothed petals and its hairy, united sep… read more
Habit: introduced perennial herb; erect, rhizomatous.
Height: 18-40 in (45-1… read more
Numerous flower stems, rose-colored flowers with petals like stag horns, rise from a rosette of low … read more
A mat-forming perennial with long, linear basal leaves in lowland plants; short, linear leaves in mo… read more
A mat-forming plant with many small white flowers at tips of slender stalks rising from dense tufts … read more
A perennial with a mat-forming habit, the slender, leafy stems lying on the ground and ascending at … read more
This is a popular ornamental species that escapes regularly from cultivation, distinguished by its o… read more
Dwarf plant, forming dense mossy cushions or mats, with solitary pink to violet flowers at the ends … read more
Several leafy, somewhat straggling stems arise from the deep taproot of this perennial and are 6-16 … read more
Low in habit, a single wild pink plant can produce 50-100 showy, rose-pink, tubular flowers. These … read more
A clumped perennial with a stout taproot and numerous stems rising 4-24 in. Leaves are mostly matte… read more
A hairy gray-green plant with many short spreading stems in a cluster, few branches, and several flo… read more
Cardinal Catchfly's one to several, 1-2 1/2 ft. stems are slender and weak, often leaning against ot… read more
Silene latifolia (Lychnis alba)
The fragrant flowers grow in clusters at the tops of the stems, with a distinctive inflated calyx.
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Royal Catchfly is a 2-5 ft., erect perennial with bright-red, tubular flowers. The flowers flare in… read more
Deeply fringed, 5-petaled white flowers clustered atop tall slender stalks, with leaves mostly in wh… read more
Bright red, long-stalked flowers bloom in loose clusters at tops of slender, weak, or reclining stem… read more
Silene vulgaris (Silene cucubalus)
Habit: introduced perennial herb; many stems, usually smooth; taprooted.
Height: 8-32 in (20-80 cm)… read more
This common weed of gardens, fields, and lawns has matted foliage and small white flowers.
Habit: i… read more
The flower petals of this low-growing plant are so deeply lobed that each blossom appears to have te… read more