Lobel's catchfly

noun Lo·bel's catchfly \ˈlōbəlz-\

Definition of Lobel's catchfly

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of lobel's catchfly

after Matthias de Lobel — more at lobelia


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