Vascular Plants - Caryophyllaceae - Silene:
Silene dioica
Page Author: David Giblin
red catchfly 
Blooms: June-August
Habit: herb
Duration: perennial
Origin: Introduced from Europe
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.
Accepted Name:
Silene dioica (L.) Clairville
Synonyms:
Lychnis dioica L.

Treated in Flora of the PNW as:
Lychnis dioica
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria Specimens: View list of all Silene dioica specimens in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WTU Herbarium Specimens: View list of Silene dioica specimens in the WTU Herbarium database.

Washington Flora Checklist: Silene dioica treatment.

E-Flora BC: Silene dioica atlas page.

CalPhotos: Silene dioica images.

USDA Plants Database: Silene dioica.
Additional photographs of Silene dioica:
(click on a thumbnail to view larger photo)

G. D. Carr, 2013

G. D. Carr, 2013

G. D. Carr, 2013

G. D. Carr, 2013

G. D. Carr, 2013

G. D. Carr, 2013

G. D. Carr, 2013

G. D. Carr, 2013

G. D. Carr, 2013

G. D. Carr, 2013

G. D. Carr, 2013
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