Silene noctiflora

Night-flowering Catchfly


Clammy Cockle, Night-flowering Silene

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Annual
Growth Habit: Erect from basal rosette
Propagation: Seed
Leaf Margin: Fringed and hairy
Leaf Hairs: Abundant, coarse hairs on upper and lower surfaces
Leaf Structure: Lanceolate to ovate
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Root Type: Large, heavily branched taproot
Flower Color: Pinkish white


Similar Species

Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Selective control option not available
  • Post Emergence: 2, 4-D, Bromoxynil, Dicamba

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