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Bladder Campion

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Seline cucubalus
Bladder Campion


They are found in fields and along roadsides.


The white flowers have a fat, swollen area (calyx) behind petals that have pink veins. The flowers sit in loose bunches on top of the plant. The leaves sit across from each other (opposite) on the stem. They bloom May through August.

Taxonomic Features (Traits) for Identification

  • Flower Type: Flower Regular with 5 petals forming bladder-shape

  • Flower Color: White with pink veins
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Plant Type: Wildflower

  • Leaf Type: Elliptical-shaped and toothed

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