Calflora
Taxon  Report   7617    
Silene verecunda  S. Watson
Dolores campion,  San francisco campion
Silene verecunda
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Silene verecunda
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Silene verecunda
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Silene verecunda, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Silene verecunda
© 2007 California Native Plant Society
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Silene
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub

Habitat: coastal, slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Silene verecunda ssp. andersonii
ICPN: Silene verecunda ssp. platyota
ICPN: Silene verecunda ssp. verecunda
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More information about  Silene verecunda
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (SIVE)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 16, 2018).

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