Soapwort ( Saponaria officinalis )


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Family: Carophyllaceae (Pink)

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Medium / Tall , often straggling, hairless perennial with runners. Leaves lanceolate , , the Lower broadest near the tip. Flowers 10 - 12 mm , mostly pointing in one direction: petals notched , white or pink. sometimes with a deep red spot, ( var quinqevulnera. ) May to June , Sandy places mostly near the coast