Page author: David Giblin
Silene oregana
Oregon catchfly

Distribution: Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington to California, east to the Rocky Mountains of Montana and Wyoming, and to northeastern Nevada.

Habitat: Forest openings and meadows from middle elevation to subalpine.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Silene oregana S. Watson
Publication: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts. 10: 343. 1875.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Silene filisecta M. Peck
Silene gormanii Howell
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Silene oregana checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Silene oregana atlas page.

CalPhotos: Silene oregana photos.

USDA Plants: Silene oregana information.

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