Steven Foster's Images of Silene vulgaris, Bladder Campion

Stock images of Silene vulgaris, Bladder Campion. Photos © 2011 Steven Foster. Please contact us for pricing and terms at sfoster@stevenfoster.com or call +1-479-253-2629.

Three images of Silene vulgaris, Bladder Campion, Caryophyllaceae, Pink Family, found throught much of North America except for the southen tier of states, this weedy plant is a European native whose leaves were eaten when other food was scarce. In Crete, the leaves and tender shoots, browned in olive oil, are a local delicacy. The saponin-containing, foaming roots have been used as a soap.

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