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western catchfly
Silene occidentalis
western catchfly Pink Family
Silene occidentalis Caryophyllaceae
common names
  western catchfly
  western campion
accepted scientific name
  Silene occidentalis S. Watson
rules for finding collection records
  Silene occidentalis (117)
family name
Image Author: ©2013 Kirsten Bovee
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is 0.3 to 0.8 inches
Leaf: Opposite
Plant Observed 2nd week of June thru 3rd week of August

How Likely at this Location (10%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (37)
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Native Plant Status
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