Taxon  Report   7601    
Silene laciniata  Cav.  ssp. major  C. L. Hitchc. & Maguire  
(no longer an active name)
Cardinal catchfly,  Southern indian pink
Silene laciniata ssp. major, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Silene
Parent: Silene laciniata
Habitat: coastal

Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN other name:
Silene laciniata ssp. laciniata

NOTE: Silene laciniata ssp. major is no longer an active name.
More information about  Silene laciniata ssp. major
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Sep 22, 2019).