Silene vulgaris is a species of perennial herb in the family carpetweeds. They have a self-supporting growth form. They have simple, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Papilio canadensis × Papilio glaucus, null, Hadena, and Bombus bimaculatus. Individuals can grow to 0.3 m. They have variable sexual system.
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