Corrigiola litoralis

Silene burchellii in Kenya, photo © by Michael Plagens

On an overgrazed rocky slope at Voi, Kenya. June 2016.

This is a diminutive, mostly herbaceous plant with small, pale flowers. Leaves are opposite and strap-shaped, thus the common name.

Caryophyllaceae -- Pink Family

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Kenya Natural History

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