Soapwort or Saponaria officinalis -->

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A perrinial small plant for the garden or field.
The broad leaves are lanceolate and are opposite.


Soapwort flowers from summer until the end of fall with
soft pink colored flowers. The flowers have five flat petals,
and form a tube.

Soapwort covers the soil.

1 Wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum)
2 Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata)
3 Shepherd's Purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris)
4 hedgemustard (Sisymbrium officinale)
5 Silverweed(Potentilla anserina)
6 Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis)
7 Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara)
8 common groundsel, old-man-in-the-spring (Senevio vulgaris)
9 common chickweed (Stellaria media)
10 Spotted Nettle (Lamium maculatum)
11 common plantain (Plantago major)
12 curly dock (Rumex crispus)

updated on 1-5-07: 1 picture added.
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