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Tucson Plants
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Sleepy Catchfly (Silene antirrhina)
sleepy catchflyDESCRIPTION: Annual to 3'. Flowers light purple to 1/4" wide with 5 notched petals. Leaves simple, smooth-edged, linear to 3". Caryophyllaceae (Pink) Family.
NATURAL HISTORY: Flowers bloom March to August. Stems have sticky areas which give it its name.

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