Silene
campion, catchfly, wild pink, silene
23 species
7 subspecies and varieties
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Silene acaulismoss campion
Distribution: Alaska to Oregon, and south in the Rocky Mountains to Arizona
Habitat: Rock crevices and talus slopes at high elevations in the mountains
Origin: Native
Flowers: June - August
Silene antirrhinasleepy catchfly
Distribution: Distributed widely throughout Washington; occurring across North America from low elevations to 10,000 feet.
Habitat: Open areas, often where disturbed.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-August
Silene bernardinaPalmer's catchfly
Origin: Native
Silene conicasand catchfly
Origin: Introduced from Eurasia
Flowers: May - July
Silene conoideaconoid catchfly
Origin: Introduced from Europe
Flowers: May - July
Silene csereiibiennial campion
Distribution: Occurring in scattered locations east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to Washington, east across the central and northern U.S. and Canada to the Atlantic Coast.
Habitat: Disturbed areas including fields, roadsides, and wastelots.
Origin: Introduced
Flowers: June-August
Silene dichotomaforked catchfly
Origin: Introduced from Europe
Flowers: May - July
Silene dioicared catchfly
Distribution: Occurring in scattered locations in lowland western Washington; British Columbia south to Oregon, east to eastern North America.
Habitat: Disturbed areas, roadsides, and wastelots where escaped from cultivation.
Origin: Introduced from Europe
Flowers: June-August
Silene douglasiiDouglas's silene
Distribution: Widely distributed throughout most of Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to the Rocky Mountains.
Habitat: Sagebrush plains to mountain slopes.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
var. douglasii – Douglas's catchfly
var. rupinae – Douglas's catchfly
Silene flos-cuculiragged-robin
Origin: Introduced
Silene gallicawindmill-pink
Distribution: Occurring in the lowlands west of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to Idaho and Arizona; also in the eastern half of the U.S.
Habitat: Weed of disturbed soil and wasteland.
Origin: Introduced from Europe
Flowers: May-July
Silene latifoliawhite campion
Distribution: Widely distributed throughout Washington; introduced in much of North America.
Habitat: Well established in undisturbed areas.
Origin: Introduced from Europe
Flowers: June-August
Silene menziesiiMenzies' catchfly
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska south to California, east to Montana and New Mexico.
Habitat: Common in open woods from the lowlands to moderate elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-August
Silene noctifloranight-flowering catchfly
Distribution: Introduced in much of the United States; more common east of the Cascades in Washington.
Habitat: Grain fields and waste areas.
Origin: Introduced from Europe
Flowers: June - August
Silene oreganaOregon catchfly
Distribution: Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington south to California, east to the Rocky Mountains of Montana, Wyoming, and Utah.
Habitat: Forest openings and meadows from middle elevation to subalpine.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Silene paradoxa
Origin: Introduced
Silene parryiParry's silene
Distribution: Widely distributed across Washington; Alaska south to Oregon, east in the mountains to Montana and Utah.
Habitat: Open areas, mid- to high elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-August
Silene repenscampion, pink catchfly campion, creeping silene
Origin: Native
Silene scouleri
Distribution: Occuring in localities on both sides of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to the Rocky Mountains.
Habitat: Prairies and open timberland, low to moderate elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
ssp. hallii – Hall's catchfly
ssp. scouleri – Scouler's silene
Silene seelyiSeely's silene
Distribution: Wenatchee Mountains, Kittitas and Chelan Counties, Washington.
Habitat: Cliffs and talus slopes at moderate to mid-elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: Late May - August
Silene spaldingiiSpalding's silene
Distribution: Occurring in southeastern counties of Washington; southeastern Washington to adjacent northeastern Oregon and western Idaho, also in western Montana.
Habitat: Sagebrush, scabland and ponderosa pine forests.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-July
Silene suksdorfiiCascade catchfly
Distribution: Occurring in the Cascades Mountains in Washington; from Mt. Baker, Washington area south to northern California.
Habitat: Alpine and subalpine slopes, often on talus.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Silene vulgarisbladder campion
Distribution: Occurring in many areas throughout Washington; widely distributed throughout North America except along the southern areas of the U.S.
Habitat: Weed of waste ground, usually at lower elevations.
Origin: Introduced from Europe
Flowers: June-August