Silene euxina (Rupr., 1869)
Synonyms: Silene racemosa Otth. var. rubriflora bois., 1867.
Common names: Bulg: Chernomorsko plyuskaviche; Russ: Smolyovka.
Order (Scientific): CARYOPHYLLALES.
Family (Scientific): CARYOPHYLLACEAE.
Taxonomic descriptions: Laid down stem, upright at the top, 10-30 cm tall, thick hairy, without leaves. The inflorescence-dehisce. Grassy bracts, lanceolate and pointed at the ends. Synoescious florets or with sterile stamens. Tubular or bell-shaped calyx covered with stiff hairs. White or pink-reddish petals.
Black Sea Regional level:
Subregion level: EN
Habitats type, Critical habitats, Limiting factors: Coastal sands. Humidity and running sands.
Biology: Annual, biennial to perennial herbaceous plant. Blooms in June-July. Propagates in July-August.
Population trends: Declining.
Threats: Resort construction.
Conservation measures taken: None.
Conservation measures proposed: Identification and preservation of its sites.
Compiled by: M.Filipova.