Apr. 10, 2019

bladder campion, Silene vulgaris

Strangely attractive for a bladder? The leaves of these Mediterranean natives are eaten fresh or cooked in countries in its native area. It now pops up in fields and on roadsides here, in AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MN, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY, AB, BC, LB, MB, NB, NF, NS, ON, PE, QC, SK, and YK. Marquette Co MI, 7/12/11.