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Location: Boone County, Arkansas
Month of Photograph: July
Distribution Map: Silene regia - Distribution Map Spacer
USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (, 16 January 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA. Spacer Guests can be assured that there is established evidence that this plant has been found in all of the green filled counties of Arkansas. However, the white filled counties should not be interpreted as counties in which this plant does not grow. They should instead be interpreted as counties which lack officially sanction evidence of the plants presence there.

Family: Caryophyllidae

Flower, lateral view

Silene regia - Lateral View "
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Silene regia - Ventral View Flower, ventral view


Silene regia - Flower Lateral View Flower and Tubular Calyx, lateral view
Silene regia - Flower BudFlower Bud
Silene regia - Inflorescence Inflorescence
Silene regia - Ventral ViewFlower, ventral view
Flower, frontal view
Silene regia - Flower Frontal View

Whole Plant
Silene regia - Flower Frontal View

Close up of calyx with glandular hairs (These sticky hairs catch small insects which has led to its common name - royal catch fly)
Silene regia - Calyx with glandular hairs