moss campion

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moss campion (plural moss campions)

  1. Silene acaulis, a campion in the family Caryophyllaceae.
    • 1791, Charlotte Smith, Celestina, Broadview 2004, p. 474:
      Huge masses of grey marble, or a dark granite, frowned above his head; whose crevices, here and there, afford a scanty subsistence to lichens and moss campion [] .

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