Taxon  Report   7586    
Silene antirrhina  L.
Sleepy catch fly,  Sleepy catchfly, Sleepy silene, Snapdragon campion
Silene antirrhina, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Genus: Silene
Serpentine affinity: 1.1; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Silene antirrhina var. confinis
PLANTS: Silene antirrhina var. depauperata
PLANTS: Silene antirrhina var. divaricata
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More information about  Silene antirrhina
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Mar 30, 2020).