Determined according to the botanical key provided in The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia (Micevski, 1993) as Silene alba (Miller) Krause, in Sturm, Deutschl. Fl. ed. 2 (5): 98 (1901). The accepted name in The Euro+Med PlantBase (source: Marhold, 2011) is Silene latifolia Poir., Voy. Barbarie 2: 165. 1789.
Distribution: Native to Temperate Eurasia, Northwest Africa according to the distribution information provided by the Plants of the World Online, Royal Botanic Gardens, Key.
Lifeform: Perrenial; hemicryptophyte according to the Raunkiær system.
Habitatat: Edges and clearings of forests, woods, alongside roads.
Flowering period: Spring-summer: APR, MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG.
Micevski, K. (1993). The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia Vol. I, Book 2. Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts.