Wicklow Beach, Wicklow Ontario Canada.
Bouncing Bet (Soapwort)
Bouncing bet leaves contain a natural soap, and a lather can be raised from crushed leaves.
• Family: Pink (Caryophyllaceae)
• Habitat: roadsides, waste places
• Height: 1 to 2-1/2 feet
• Flower size: 1 inch across
• Flower color: pink, sometimes very pale pink
• Flowering time: July to September
• Origin: Europe