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red fir catchfly
Silene invisa
red fir catchfly Pink Family
Silene invisa Caryophyllaceae
common names
  red fir catchfly
  short-petaled campion
accepted scientific name
  Silene invisa C.L. Hitchc. & Maguire
rules for finding collection records
  Silene invisa (100)
family name
Image Author: ©2008 Steven Perry
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: Opposite, Basal, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of June thru end of September

How Likely at this Location (10%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (26)
Wikimedia Commons (3)
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Native Plant Status
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