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Silene acaulis var. exscapa

Silene acaulis (L.) Jacq. var. exscapa (All.) DC.

Moss campion

Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family)

Synonym(s): Silene acaulis ssp. arctica


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), GL (N), SPM (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


USA: AK , ID , ME , MT , NH , OR , WA
Canada: NL , NS

Growing Conditions

Soil pH: Alkaline (pH>7.2)
CaCO3 Tolerance: High

Additional resources

USDA: Find Silene acaulis var. exscapa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Silene acaulis var. exscapa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Silene acaulis var. exscapa


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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