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  • Have been gathered, and on the Shickshock Mountains of Eastern Canada Silene acaulis, L., Lychnis alpina, L., Cassiope hypnoides, Don., Rhododendron laponicum, Wahl, and many others.
  • Two typical species are Lychnis apetala, which extends to Spitsbergen, and the well-known edelweiss.
  • Lychnis Coeli-rosa: hardy, t2 ft., rosy-purple, with pale centre; pretty.
  • Lychnis oculata cardinalis: hardy, z 2 ft., rosy-crimson; very brilliant.
  • The principal other plants which bear the name are the wallflower, Cheiranthus Cheiri, called wall-gillyflower in old books; the dame's violet, Hesperis matronalis, called variously the queen's, the rogue's and the winter gillyflower; the ragged-robin, Lychnis Flos-cuculi, called marsh-gillyflower and cuckoo-gillyflower; the waterviolet, Hottonia palustris, called water-gillyflower; and the thrift, Armeria vulgaris, called sea-gillyflower.
 

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