Lobel's catchfly

noun
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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