Calflora
Taxon  Report   7588    
Silene bernardina  S. Watson
Palmer's campion,  Palmer's catchfly
Silene bernardina
© 2014 Debra L. Cook
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Silene bernardina
© 2015 Steve Matson
Silene bernardina
© 2006 Aaron Schusteff
Silene bernardina, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Silene bernardina
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Silene
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Silene bernardina ssp. bernardina
ICPN: Silene bernardina ssp. maguirei
ICPN: Silene bernardina var. rigidula
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More information about  Silene bernardina
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (SIBE4)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 13, 2018).

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