[wikipedia] Range, Habitat: Silene antirrhina is a species of flowering plant in the family Caryophyllaceae known by the common names sleepy silene and sleepy catchfly. It is native to the Americas, where it is widespread throughout North America and parts of South America. It is known in Europe as an introduced species.
It can be found in a wide range of habitat types, including disturbed and recently burned areas. It is sometimes weedy. (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)
[Wikipedia] Variability in Appearance: Silene antirrhina is quite variable in appearance, its morphology depending on several environmental factors, such as moisture level and available nutrients. In general it is an annual herb growing erect to a maximum height near 80 centimeters (31 in). (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)
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