Taxon  Report   7599 
Silene hookeri  Nutt.
Hooker's campion,  Hooker's silene
Silene hookeri
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Silene hookeri
© 2011 Steven Perry
Silene hookeri
© 2005 Chris Wagner
Silene hookeri, 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 hookeri
© 2005 Hartmut Wisch
Genus: Silene
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Silene hookeri ssp. pulverulenta
More information about  Silene hookeri
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Jan 21, 2018).

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