Publication: Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 90, plate 30. 1830.
selected vouchers: WTU
Notes: FNA5:"Silene menziesii is quite variable in the extent to which the inflorescence is developed and in its pubescence. This, coupled with the functionally dioecious nature of the species, has spawned a plethora of names, none of which appear to warrant recognition."