Silene acaulis. Moss campion.

Life-form & Growth Form:

Chamaephyte. Herbaceous perennial. Little/no vegetative spread. 

Flowering period: 

June to August.


 Base-rich cliffs, crags and scree. 


Overgrazing by Feral Goats. Being an Arctic-alpine species, climate change is likely to have an adverse effect in the long term.

Static distribution map:
Silene acaulis
Silene acaulis
For an interactive map follow this link to the BSBI webpage