Page author: David Giblin
Silene menziesii
Menzies' catchfly
WTU specimens
Other herbaria
WTU images

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.

Flowers: May-August

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Silene menziesii Hook.
Publication: Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 90, plate 30. 1830. 1830.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Silene menziesii Hook. var. menziesii [HC]
Silene menziesii Hook. var. viscosa (Greene) C.L. Hitchc. & Maguire [HC]
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Silene menziesii checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Silene menziesii atlas page.

CalPhotos: Silene menziesii photos.

USDA Plants: Silene menziesii information.

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