Mallee Catchfly
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Tall Sundew
Mallee Catchfly (Silene apetala)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Other Small Plants
Order: Betalains (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, SA) and elsewhere
Tall straggly weed with tiny flowers.

Copyright © 2013-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 28-Aug-2013
This species is classed as If (Foreign Introduction)