Taxon  Report   7617 
Silene verecunda  S. Watson
Dolores campion,  San francisco campion
Silene verecunda
© 2007 California Native Plant Society
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Silene verecunda
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Silene verecunda
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Silene verecunda, a dicot, is an annual 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 verecunda
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Genus: Silene
Subspecies and Varieties:
Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub
Habitat: coastal, slopes
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Silene verecunda ssp. andersonii
TJM2: Silene verecunda ssp. platyota
TJM2: Silene verecunda ssp. verecunda
TJM2: Silene verecunda var. eglandulosa
More information about  Silene verecunda
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Mar 24, 2018).

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