Taxon  Report   8986 
Silene serpentinicola  T. W. Nelson & J. P. Nelson
Serpentine catchfly
Silene serpentinicola
© 2014 Dana York
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Silene serpentinicola
© 2008 Norman Jensen
Silene serpentinicola
© 2007 Norman Jensen
Silene serpentinicola, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Silene serpentinicola
© 2005 Norman Jensen
Genus: Silene
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   6 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by JEF + CNPS
PLANTS accepted name: Silene hookeri ssp. serpentinicola
More information about  Silene serpentinicola
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 26, 2018).

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