Silene euxina

Silene euxina

Elegant catchfly, which distribution is restricted to the coastal areas of the Black Sea and the Aegean Sea. The plant prefers sandy habitats close to the seashores. In Bulgaria it may be seen only at the Northern and the Southern Black Sea coast. The flowering is extended from June to October, but is most abundant in June and July. The species is considered to be Endangered and is included in the Red Data Book of the Republic of Bulgaria.

Silene euxina

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