HyperDic: campion

English > 1 sense of the word campion:
NOUNplantcampion, silene, catchflyany plant of the genus Silene
campion > pronunciation
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English > campion: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny plant of the genus Silene.
Synonymssilene, catchfly
Member ofgenus Silenelarge widely distributed genus of plants having mostly showy flowers of various colors
Narrowerbladder campion, Silene uniflora, Silene vulgarisperennial of Arctic Europe having large white flowers with inflated calyx
fire pink, Silene virginicaperennial herb of eastern North America, having red flowers with narrow notched petals
moss campion, Silene acaulistuft- or mat-forming dwarf perennial of Arctic regions / regions of western and central Europe and North America
red campion, red bird's eye, Silene dioica, Lychnis dioicabiennial European catchfly having red or pink flowers
white campion, evening lychnis, white cockle, bladder campion, Silene latifolia, Lychnis albabluish-green herb having sticky stems and clusters of large evening-opening white flowers with much-inflated calyx
wild pink, Silene carolinianaperennial of eastern and central North America having short-stalked pink or white flowers in hairy clusters
BroaderflowerA plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
Spanishcampion, colleja, silene
Catalancampion, Campion, silene

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