Silene antirrhina L.
United States, New York, Kings, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Sleepy Catchfly (Silene antirrhina). Trail at Salt Marsh Nature Center, Marine Park, Brooklyn, NY. Plants in several clumps, most numerous at site of observation. Sticky (glutinous) purplish-brown region on upper internodes conspicuous. Corolla vestigial and flowers bud-like, closed. Mature fruits (capsules) open with seeds visible through opening. Seeds of one capsule photographed in field (on palm), another capsule & seeds photographed later at home with scale. Smallest subdivisions on scale = 0.1 mm.
Record ID: c021bd9f-29d5-4a10-bdd2-690e2b2455ef