An almost stemless campion with pink flowers, found on mountains and in arctic areas of both Eurasia and North America.
- Silene acaulis, family Caryophyllaceae.
- This is Arctic Canada at its best: a northern landscape blooming with purple mountain saxifrage, moss campion, and mountain avens.
- Nestled in the alpine tundra are countless dwarf plants with names like phlox, moss campion, and forget-me-not.
- Alpine forget-me-nots, snow gentian, moss campion and an abundance of saxifrages grow here on the steep slopes.
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Syllabification: moss cam·pi·on
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