Taxon  Report   7600 
Silene invisa  C. Hitchc. & Maguire
Red fir catchfly,  Short petaled campion
Silene invisa
© 2008 Steven Perry
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Silene invisa
© 2008 Steven Perry
Silene invisa
© 2011 Jean Pawek
Silene invisa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Silene invisa
© 2008 Steven Perry
Genus: Silene
Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Silene invisa
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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