Taxon  Report   7612 
Silene oregana  S. Watson
Oregon campion,  Oregon silene
Silene oregana
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
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Silene oregana, 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.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Silene oregana
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Genus: Silene
Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Silene oregana
Jepson eFlora

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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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