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SEA CAMPION Silene uniflora (Caryophyllaceae) Height to 20cm. Cushion-forming perennial that is confined to coastal habitats, notably cliffs and shingle beaches. FLOWERS are white and 20-25mm across, with overlapping petals; borne on upright stems (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are capules. LEAVES are grey-green, waxy and fleshy. STATUS-Widespread and locally common around the coast.