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moss campion

Syllabification: moss cam·pi·on

Definition of moss campion in English:

noun

An almost stemless campion with pink flowers, found on mountains and in arctic areas of both Eurasia and North America.
  • Silene acaulis, family Caryophyllaceae
Example sentences
  • 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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