Taxon  Report   11085    
Silene laciniata  Cav.  ssp. laciniata 
Cardinal catchfly
Silene laciniata ssp. laciniata
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Silene laciniata ssp. laciniata
© 2013 Keir Morse
Silene laciniata ssp. laciniata
© 2002 Lynn Watson
Silene laciniata ssp. laciniata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Silene laciniata ssp. laciniata
© 2009 Barry Rice
Genus: Silene
Parent: Silene laciniata
Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Silene laciniata ssp. brandegeei
ICPN: Silene laciniata ssp. major
ICPN: Silene laciniata var. angustifolia
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More information about  Silene laciniata ssp. laciniata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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 18, 2019).