Ragged-Robin - Silene flos-cuculi
Medium to tall, roughly hairy plant often branched. Basal leaves oblong to spoon shaped, stalked. Stem leaves linear lanceolate. Flowers pale to bright purplish pink (occasionally white) 30 to 40 mm, the petals cut into four narrow pointed segments.
Damp places, wet meadows, marshes, wet woodland.
May to August.
Fairly frequent throughout Britain.
Frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 245 of the 617 tetrads.
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