White campion

Silene latifolia

Bachelor's buttons, Cockle, Grandmother's nightcap


Patches are often found in arable crops, especially fodder crops and grassland e.g. clovers. Dislikes drought and waterlogging.

White campion - young1. Cotyledons are large and pointed.
White campion 22. First true leaves are blue/green, hairy and downy. They are also lance-shaped and taper at the base.


White campion 33. An erect annual with large white flowers with a distinctive calyx behind the petals.