Taxon  Report   7617 
Silene verecunda  S. Watson
Dolores campion,  San francisco campion
Silene verecunda
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Silene verecunda
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Silene verecunda
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Silene verecunda, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Silene verecunda
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Genus: Silene
Subspecies and Varieties:
Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub
Habitat: coastal, slopes
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Silene verecunda ssp. andersonii
ICPN: Silene verecunda ssp. platyota
ICPN: Silene verecunda ssp. verecunda
ICPN: Silene verecunda var. eglandulosa
ICPN: Ribes divaricatum var. amictum
ICPN: Silene occidentalis var. nancta
ICPN: Silene verecunda var. platyota
ICPN: Silene verecunda var. verecunda
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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: Aug 19, 2018).

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