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Campion Family Caryophyllaceae


Campions have five petals in an open, rosette. Some have deeply lobed petals which can make it appear they have ten. This family Includes stitchworts, chickweeds and spurreys.

The information about this group of species has been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Sites List Records List Recent Records Guidance Notes

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Red Campion

Silene dioica

White Campion

Silene latifolia

Bladder Campion

Silene vulgaris

Sea Campion

Silene uniflora

Nottingham Catchfly

Silene nutans


Lychnis flos-cuculi

Greater Stitchwort

Stellaria holostea

Lesser Stitchwort

Stellaria graminea

Common Chickweed

Stellaria media

Lesser Chickweed

Stellaria pallida

Greater Chickweed

Stellaria neglecta

Water Chickweed

Myosoton aquaticum

Common Mouse-ear

Cerastium fontanum

Sea Mouse-ear

Cerastium atrovirens

Dwarf Mouse-ear

Cerastium pumilum

Sticky Mouse-ear

Cerastium glomeratum

Thyme-leaved Sandwort

Arenaria serpyllifolia

Three-veined Sandwort

Moehringia trinervia

Sea Sandwort

Honkenya peploides

Corn Spurrey

Spergula arvensis

Sand Spurrey

Spergularia rubra

Greater Sea-spurrey

Spergularia media

Lesser Sea-spurrey

Spergularia marina

Coral Necklace

Illecebrum verticillatum

Procumbent Pearlwort

Sagina procumbens

Annual Pearlwort

Sagina apetala