Taxon  Report   7609 
Silene occidentalis  S. Watson
Western campion,  Western catchfly
Silene occidentalis
© 2004 Dean Wm. Taylor
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Silene occidentalis
© 2010 Sierra Pacific Industries
Silene occidentalis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Silene occidentalis
© 2009 Sierra Pacific Industries
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Chaparral
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Silene occidentalis ssp. longistipitata
TJM2: Silene occidentalis ssp. occidentalis
More information about  Silene occidentalis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 29, 2016).

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