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Bladder Campion

Bladder Campion, Cheddar Gorge, Somerset

Flowers with globular bladders

Female flower- 3 styles, swollen stigmas

5 stamens with green anthers

Calyx - veined pattern and triangular teeth

More upright variety on waste ground, Lancaster

Hermaphrodite flower with pink stigmas

Pinker, less globose and more pattered bladder

Bladder containg the seed capsule

Capsule with erect teeth - inside bladder

Ovate-lanceolate, opposite leaves

Leaves and green stem in May

Woody stem in September