Arable Weeds 4 – White Campion

White Campion (Silene latifolia) occurs all over the place around Charlton Down and is more commonly found in hedgerows and verges, but there were a few among the Common Poppies and wealth of other types of arable weeds in the uncultivated border of a maize field. The white flowers stood out among the greens, reds, yellows and blues 0f other native wild plants with which they are intertwined.

White Campion

White Campion (Silene latifolia) can usually be seen around the village at this time of year and into June and July although it is not so common or abundant as its related species Red Campion.