Small-flowered Catchfly on Scilly

Small-flowered Catchfly (Silene gallica) is an arable weed which can be locally abundant on the Isles of Scilly. There is a thriving population on the Garrison Walls near to Morning Point.

It is in the same family as the campions

Pale pink flowers

The back lighting emphasises the stem hairs

Growing on the Garrison Walls and caught by the sunshine

From the Garrison across to Annet and St Agnes

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