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Silene virginica,
fire pink

Family Caryophyllaceae


Fire pink flower and buds, Morgan County, OH, April 2017
A member of the pink or carnation family. Can grow as far north as Ontario, but is considered threatened in Michigan. The bright red color is distinctive and hummingbirds are the primary polinator.
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