130335 MOSS CAMPION Silene acaulis (Caryophyllaceae) Prostrate
Charming, cushion-forming perennial. Found on mountain tops and rocky ledges, but also near the sea in the far N. FLOWERS are pink, 9-12mm across and 5-petalled (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are narrow and densely packed, creating a moss-like appearance to cushion. STATUS-Local on suitable mountains, from Wales northwards.