Taxon  Report   7596 
Silene douglasii  Hook.
Douglas catchfly,  Douglas' campion, Douglas's catchfly, Seabluff catchfly
Silene douglasii
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Silene douglasii
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Silene douglasii
© 2014 Ron Wolf
Silene douglasii, a dicot, is a perennial 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 douglasii
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Silene
Subspecies and Varieties:
Sagebrush Scrub, Lodgepole Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Habitat: slopes
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Silene douglasii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Jepson eFlora

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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: Jul 20, 2018).

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