Calflora
Taxon  Report   7599    
Silene hookeri  Nutt.
Hooker's campion,  Hooker's silene
Silene hookeri
© 2005 Hartmut Wisch
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Silene hookeri
© 2011 Steven Perry
Silene hookeri
© 2005 Chris Wagner
Silene hookeri, 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 hookeri
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Silene
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest

Serpentine affinity: 3; (strong indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Silene hookeri ssp. pulverulenta
ICPN: Silene hookeri ssp. hookeri
More information about  Silene hookeri
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 (SIHO)

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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