bladder campion

noun
  1. a European campion, Silene vulgaris (or S. cucubalus), of the pink family, having white flowers with an inflated calyx.

Origin of bladder campion

First recorded in 1755–65
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bladder campion

noun
  1. a European caryophyllaceous plant, Silene vulgaris, having white flowers with an inflated calyx
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