moss campion


Definition of moss campion

: a low growing perennial herb (Silene acaulis) that has small linear leaves and solitary terminal purplish flowers and forms dense mosslike tussocks on barren cliffs and mountains of the northern hemisphere

called also carpet pink, cushion pink

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“Moss campion.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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