Page author: David Giblin
Silene bernardina
Palmer's catchfly

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Yakima County, where disjunct; Lane County, Oregon to California, Nevada, and Mexico, east to western Idaho; disjunct in Yakima County, WA.

Habitat: Grassy slopes to ponderosa pine forest openings at middle elevations.

Flowers: May-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Review Group 1 in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Silene bernardina S. Watson
Publication: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts. 24: 82. 1889.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Silene bernardina S. Watson ssp. bernardina [KZ99]
Silene bernardina S. Watson var. maguirei Bocquet [KZ99]
Silene bernardina S. Watson var. rigidula (B.L. Rob.) Tiehm [KZ99]
Silene bernardina S. Watson var. sierrae (C.L. Hitchc. & Maguire) Bocquet [KZ99]
Silene shockleyi S. Watson
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Silene bernardina in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Silene bernardina checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Silene bernardina atlas page.

CalPhotos: Silene bernardina photos.

USDA Plants: Silene bernardina information.

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