New York City EcoFlora - iNaturalist Observations
Taxon: Silene antirrhina L.
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Taxon Remarks: sleepy catchfly
Collector: elaphrornis      
Date: 2017-06-03
Locality: United States, New York, Kings, Brooklyn, NY, USA
40.6026638889  -73.9276888889
Verbatim Coordinates: 40.6026638889, -73.9276888889
Description: Sleepy Catchfly (Silene antirrhina). Trail at Salt Marsh Nature Center, Marine Park, Brooklyn, NY. Plants in several clumps, most numerous at site of observation. Sticky (glutinous) purplish-brown region on upper internodes conspicuous. Corolla vestigial and flowers bud-like, closed. Mature fruits (capsules) open with seeds visible through opening. Seeds of one capsule photographed in field (on palm), another capsule & seeds photographed later at home with scale. Smallest subdivisions on scale = 0.1 mm.
Specimen Images
Link to Source: iNaturalist #6521068
Record Id: c021bd9f-29d5-4a10-bdd2-690e2b2455ef
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