Silene virginica

The Indiana State Flower, whether the legislature realizes it or not. It occurs on open, rocky slopes in southern Indiana. Distinguished from Silene regia by the bifid, often white-spotted petals.

A flower near University Lake, 4/27/03.

Another flower near University Lake, 4/19/04.

Closer view of a flower at University Lake, 4/19/04.

Cauline leaves near University Lake, 4/27/03.

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