Calflora
Taxon  Report   7621    
Silene vulgaris  (Moench) Garcke
Bladder campion,  Common campion, Maidenstears
Silene vulgaris, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Silene
Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Oberna commutata
PLANTS: Silene cucubalus
PLANTS: Silene inflata
More information about  Silene vulgaris
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (SIVU)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 21, 2019).