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Silene nocturna L., it is an annual herb to 50 cm tall; stems erect, wand-like, simple or branched, 0.75-1.5 mm diam. Leaves oblanceolate, ciliate. Flowers in subsecund, spike-like, monochasial cymes, white to pink, sometimes.  Life Form: Th,   Flowering in: Mar-Jun,   Vern:————-,   Phytochoria: MED+SA, The native range of this species is Macaonesia, Medit. to Arabian Peninsula.  Notes: Wild in Libya.

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Distribution in Libya
Jabal Nafusa Al-Jabal Al-Akhder
Gharian 1974 (16,25 km) S.E. Derna 1968 


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Jafri, S.M.H. & El-Gadi, A. (1978) Flora of Libya,  Caryophyllaceae  Vol. (59) Department of Botany, Al-Faateh Univ., Tripoli, Libya.
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses , Sorted by Newest: pdf files