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Silene caroliniana ssp. pensylvanica (Pennsylvania catchfly)
Vick, Albert F. W.

Silene caroliniana ssp. pensylvanica

Silene caroliniana Walter ssp. pensylvanica (Michx.) R.T. Clausen

Pennsylvania Catchfly

Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family)

Synonym(s): Silene caroliniana var. pensylvanica, Silene pensylvanica


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Capsule

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


USA: CT , DC , DE , KY , MA , MD , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , TN , VA , WV

Additional resources

USDA: Find Silene caroliniana ssp. pensylvanica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Silene caroliniana ssp. pensylvanica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Silene caroliniana ssp. pensylvanica


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

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