Taxon  Report   5229 
Lychnis coronaria  (L.) Desr.
Rose campion
Lychnis coronaria
© 2012 Debra L. Cook
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Lychnis coronaria
© 2011 Steven Perry
Lychnis coronaria
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Lychnis coronaria, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Lychnis coronaria
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Genus: Lychnis
escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Agrostemma coronaria
PLANTS: Coronaria coriacea
TJM2 + PLANTS: Silene coronaria
More information about  Lychnis coronaria
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2017).

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