Taxon  Report   7608 
Silene nuda  (S. Watson) C. L. Hitchc. & Maguire
Naked campion,  Western fringed catchfly
Silene nuda
© 2013 Aaron Arthur
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Silene nuda, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Silene nuda
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Genus: Silene
Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Silene nuda ssp. insectivora
ICPN: Silene nuda ssp. nuda
ICPN + ICPN: Silene pectinata
More information about  Silene nuda
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 25, 2018).

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