Wildflowers forum: Red Wildflower with 20 Petals

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trobinson41
Apr 24, 2017 9:56 PM CST
Identified as Silene laciniata (Cardinal Catchfly, Mexican Catchfly, etc.)
The title of this post is incorrect, btw. It actually has 5 petals, but each one is deeply divided into 4 to 6 lobes.

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krobra
Apr 25, 2017 12:36 AM CST
looks like - silene laciniata 'jack flash' to me

Mexican Catchfly (Silene laciniata 'Jack Flash')

or perhaps more like just plain - Silene laciniata

Catchfly (Silene laciniata)
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trobinson41
Apr 25, 2017 8:59 AM CST
Thanks, Krobra. That looks like it.
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