Taxon  Report   7603    
Silene lemmonii  S. Watson
Lemmon campion,  Lemmon's catchfly
Silene lemmonii
© 2008 James B. Gratiot
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Silene lemmonii
© 2015 John L. Thompson
Silene lemmonii
© 2015 John L. Thompson
Silene lemmonii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Silene lemmonii
© 2015 John L. Thompson
Genus: Silene
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Silene lemmonii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).