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Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn
Silene subciliata B.L. Robins.
Catchfly, Louisiana catchfly, Prairie-fire pink
USDA Symbol: SISU3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Prairie-fire pink is an erect plant, growing 1–3 feet tall, with opposite leaves, rather fleshy, up to 6 inches long and 1/2 inch wide. The attractive flowers are bright red with 5 petals, 1/2–3/4 inch long, slightly toothed at the tip, and folding backward slightly with the stamens protuding noticeably.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Leaf Complexity: Simple Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
LA , TX USDA Native Status: L48(N)
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Record Modified: 2008-04-06
Research By: TWC Staff