Plant ID forum: Illinois wildflower

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Chicago, Illinois
Sep 2, 2017 2:15 PM CST
Looks a bit like Silene stellata (the leaves) 4 whorled, but the flowers seem different.


Growing in Chicago area. Photo taken August 20, 2017
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Name: Susan
Vienna, VA (Zone 7a)
Birds Echinacea Composter Foliage Fan Hummingbirder Bee Lover
Butterflies Region: Mid-Atlantic Critters Allowed Cat Lover Native Plants and Wildflowers Dragonflies
Sep 2, 2017 7:44 PM CST
Those appear to be seed pods, rather than flowers.
Nothing in these photos of Silene stellata matches yours exactly, but I see similarities in the seed pods. Starry Campion (Silene stellata)

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