Taxon  Report   7620    
Silene verecunda  S. Watson  ssp. verecunda 
Dolores campion,  San francisco campion
Silene verecunda ssp. verecunda
© 2010 Sangeet Khalsa
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Silene verecunda ssp. verecunda
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Silene verecunda ssp. verecunda
© 2011 Scott Cox
Silene verecunda ssp. verecunda, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Silene verecunda ssp. verecunda
© 2012 Michael Perlmutter
Genus: Silene
Parent: Silene verecunda
Communities: Coastal Prairie, Chaparral, Northern Coastal Scrub, Valley Grassland

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Silene verecunda

More information about  Silene verecunda ssp. verecunda
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 20, 2019).