Taxon profile


Bladder Campion
Silene vulgaris (Moench) Garcke

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Caryophyllales »  family Caryophyllaceae »  genus Silene - catchfly

Scientific synonyms

Behen vulgaris
Cucubalus latifolius
Oberna commutata (Guss.) S. Ikonnikov

Other names

= Bird's Eggs
= Bladder Silene
= Cowbell
= Maiden's Tears
= Maiden's-tears
= Maidenstears

Least Concern



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Intertaxon relationships

consumer (larval stage only): Hypera carinicollis bulgarica Kippenberg, 1986

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Silene vulgaris subsp. angustifolia (Mill.) Hayek

Silene vulgaris subsp. angustifolia

subspecies Silene vulgaris subsp. antelopum (Vest) Hayek

Silene vulgaris subsp. antelopum

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Silene vulgaris (Moench) Garcke]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Silene vulgaris (Moench) Garcke]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Silene_vulgaris_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Silene vulgaris (Moench) Garcke]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [] [as Silene vulgaris]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Silene vulgaris (Moench) Garcke]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Silene vulgaris (Moench) Garcke]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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