Soapwort or Saponaria officinalis

Soapwort






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Soapwort





Soapwort



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



Flowering



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 as a ground cover.







    Soapwort






    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)








    Poisonous plants:




    bittersweet
    Alder backthorn
    Eonymus
    Elder
    Cuckoo pint
    autumn crocus
    lily of the valley
    digitalus
    giant Hogweed
    American pokeweed
    mistletoe
    soapweed
    taxus
    cypress spurge







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