Mallee Catchfly
Top Pods & Seeds
Ellura
Tall Sundew
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Mallee Catchfly (Silene apetala)Class: Plant (Plantae) - Other Small Plants
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Carnation (Caryophyllaceae)
Species: Mallee Catchfly (Silene apetala)
This Photo:     Flower & Bud
Other name: Sand Catchfly

EXTRA - Photo Specific Information:
This is the only flower we've found. As you can see, so well hidden.
Pink petals.
The next time we find one we'll dissect to show the individual petals.
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
Tall straggly weed with tiny flowers.

Copyright © 2013- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 28-Aug-2013
This species is classed as I (Introduced - Foriegn)