Catchfly. Silene pennsylvanica. Pink Family. Apr. - June.

Found in gravelly, rocky places. Eastern New England to New York and Kentucky, south to Georgia.


Crimson-pink, divisions 5, somewhat sticky immediately below the flower, in terminal clusters, 4 - 10 inches high.


Blunt lance-shaped, mostly at the base; a few opposite, lance-shaped leaves seated on the stems.

Wild Pink.

Wild Pink.