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Fire Pink, Silene virginica , sometimes called Catch Fly and the name Catch Fly refers to the fact that insects often stick to the foliage. This may prevent undesirable insects from interfering with pollination by more suitable insects. There is some evidence that American Indians used roots of Fire Pink to get rid of intestinal worms.

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  • Tim Denny
    Tim Dennyabout 6 years ago

    Very nice capture with blurred background, good job

  • Stephen Thomas
    Stephen Thomasabout 6 years ago

    Very good photo of these beautiful red flowers.

  • jlynn
    jlynnabout 6 years ago

    Very cool flower,, great shot!

  • Danielle Davenport
    Danielle Daven...about 6 years ago

    You have the most interesting looking flowers… beautiful colors and textures… I love it that you added your granddaughters artwork… your such a cool papa!

  • Mary Campbell
    Mary Campbellabout 6 years ago

    Lovely, interesting flower..

  • Krys Bailey
    Krys Baileyabout 6 years ago

    What a lovely little flower – the colour is rather unique! Excellent details!

  • WatscapePhoto
    WatscapePhotoabout 6 years ago

    Unusual and pretty flower. Excellent photo Gary.

  • Periwinkle
    Periwinkleabout 6 years ago

    Love their bright, delicate nature! Always love your work, Gary.

  • Mar Silva
    Mar Silvaabout 6 years ago

    Wow- beautiful!!! Gorgeous colors, composition and detail!

  • amarica
    amaricaabout 6 years ago

    Very nice

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