Taxon  Report   7617 
Silene verecunda  S. Watson
Dolores Campion, San Francisco campion
Silene verecunda, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations

Bloom Period
Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub
Habitat: coastal, slopes [Walker]
Genus: Silene
Subspecies and Varieties:
Silene verecunda ssp. verecunda
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Silene verecunda ssp. andersonii
TJM2: Silene verecunda ssp. platyota
TJM2: Silene verecunda ssp. verecunda
TJM2: Silene verecunda var. eglandulosa
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 23, 2014).

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