Lobel's catchfly

Lo·​bel's catchfly | \ ˈlōbəlz- \

Definition of Lobel's catchfly

: a European annual herb (Silene armeria) with hollow stems and deep rose flowers that is adventive in eastern North America

called also flybane, garden catchfly, sweet william catchfly

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History and Etymology for Lobel's catchfly

after Matthias de Lobel

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“Lobel's catchfly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lobel%27s%20catchfly. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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