Taxon  Report   7609 
Silene occidentalis  S. Watson
Western Catchfly,  western campion

Silene occidentalis
© 2004 Dean Wm. Taylor
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
Genus: Silene
Subspecies and Varieties:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Chaparral
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Silene occidentalis ssp. longistipitata
TJM2: Silene occidentalis ssp. occidentalis
 More information about  Silene occidentalis
Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 10, 2015).

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