Patagonia Wildflowers
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common soapwort
Saponaria officinalis
Saponaria officinalis
common soapwort Pink Family
Saponaria officinalis Caryophyllaceae
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English common names
  •common soapwort
  •bouncing bet
  •sweet william
Spanish common names
  •flor de jabón
accepted scientific name
  •Saponaria officinalis L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Saponaria officinalis (202)
family name
  • Caryophyllaceae
Image Author: ©2008 Keir Morse
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 0.8 to 1.2 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of October thru end of May
Native to Europe, and in Asia to western Siberia.

How Likely at this Location (34%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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