Page author: David Giblin
Silene dioica
red catchfly

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in lowland western Washington; British Columbia to Oregon, east across the northern U.S. and southern Canada to northeastern North America.

Habitat: Disturbed areas, roadsides, and wastelots where escaped from cultivation.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Introduced from Europe

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Silene dioica (L.) Clairville
Publication: Man. Herbor. Suisse. 146. 1811.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Lychnis dioica L. [HC]
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Silene dioica checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Silene dioica atlas page.

CalPhotos: Silene dioica photos.

USDA Plants: Silene dioica information.

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