Taxon  Report   7608    
Silene nuda  (S. Watson) C. L. Hitchc. & Maguire
Naked campion,  Western fringed catchfly
Silene nuda
© 2016 Jim Moore
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Silene nuda
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Silene nuda
© 2014 Sierra Pacific Industries
Silene nuda, 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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Silene nuda
© 2016 Jim Moore
Genus: Silene
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Silene nuda ssp. insectivora
ICPN: Silene nuda ssp. nuda
ICPN: Silene pectinata
More information about  Silene nuda
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 16, 2019).