Taxon  Report   7590    
Silene californica  Durand  
(no longer an active name)
California indian pink,  California scarlet campion
Silene californica, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Genus: Silene
Communities: Chaparral, Chaparral, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN other name:
Silene laciniata ssp. californica

NOTE: Silene californica is no longer an active name.
More information about  Silene californica
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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: Feb 20, 2020).