Calflora
Taxon  Report   11085    
Silene laciniata  Cav.  ssp. laciniata 
Cardinal catchfly
Silene laciniata ssp. laciniata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Silene
Parent: Silene laciniata

Habitat: coastal

Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Silene laciniata ssp. major
ICPN: Silene laciniata var. angustifolia
ICPN: Silene laciniata var. latifolia
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More information about  Silene laciniata ssp. laciniata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Consortium of California Herbaria 2


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 25, 2020).