Taxon  Report   7617    
Silene verecunda  S. Watson
Dolores campion,  San francisco campion
Silene verecunda
© 2009 Neal Kramer
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Silene verecunda
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Silene verecunda
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Silene verecunda, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Silene verecunda
© 2007 California Native Plant Society
Genus: Silene
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub

Habitat: coastal, slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Silene verecunda ssp. andersonii
ICPN: Silene verecunda ssp. platyota
ICPN: Silene verecunda ssp. verecunda
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More information about  Silene verecunda
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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).