Taxon  Report   7587 
Silene aperta  E. Greene
Bare campion,  Naked catchfly
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Silene aperta, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Silene aperta
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Genus: Silene
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Silene aperta
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: Mar 19, 2018).

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