moss campion definition

  • noun:
    • A low-growing plant (Silene acaulis) of cool regions, having purplish-red plants and forming heavy, cushionlike mats.
    • a kind of mosslike catchfly (Silene acaulis), with mainly purplish flowers, on the greatest hills of Europe and The united states, and within the Arctic group.
    • A dwarf tufted moss-like plant, with purple flowers, Silene acaulis.
    • tuft- or mat-forming dwarf perennial of Arctic regions of western and main European countries and North America

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