A photographic collection and brief reference to help identify Wildflowers found in New York
This species was once classified as Lychnis alba but North American members of the genus Lychnis have been reclassified into the genus Silene
Evening Lychnis has 5 styles versus 3 of other similar looking flowers in the Silene Genus such as Bladder Campion.
Flowers appear to have 10 petals but it's really 5 very deeply notched petals
Found: Fields, waste places
Height: 1 - 2 feet
June - Sept bloom time