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Silene spaldingii

Silene spaldingii S. Watson

Spalding's Campion, Spalding's Catchfly, Spalding's Silene

Caryophyllaceae (Pink family)


USDA Symbol: SISP2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: ID , MT , OR , WA
Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Mixed prairie and ponderosa pine forests in swales and on dry hillsides.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q1P9
Status: Threatened
Historic Range: U.S.A. (ID, MT, OR, WA)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Silene spaldingii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Silene spaldingii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Silene spaldingii


Record Modified: 2020-10-28
Research By: CBR

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