Taxon  Report   7605 
Silene menziesii  Hook.
Menzies' campion
Silene menziesii
© 2010 Keir Morse
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Silene menziesii
© 2010 Keir Morse
Silene menziesii
© 2013 Gary A. Monroe
Silene menziesii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Silene menziesii
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Silene
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Anotites diffusa
ICPN: Silene menziesii ssp. dorrii
ICPN: Silene menziesii ssp. menziesii
ICPN: Silene menziesii var. menziesii
ICPN: Silene menziesii var. viscosa
More information about  Silene menziesii
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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: Jul 16, 2018).

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