Drummond's Campion - Silene drummondii
MNPS Threat Rank
Puberulent and sometimes glandular perennial from a few-branched caudex. Stems erect, unbranched, 20–60 cm. Leaves: basal oblanceolate, 3–10 cm long; cauline few, linear. Inflorescence a glandular, erect, few-flowered cyme. Flowers: calyx tubular, 10–15 mm long, 10-nerved; petals white, the blade narrower than the claw, 1–3 mm long, obscurely bilobed with 2 minute appendages; styles 5. Capsule opening by 5 slits, equaling the calyx (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
The following animal species have been reported as pollinators of this species or genera where their geographic ranges overlap: Bombus vagans
, Bombus pensylvanicus
, and Bombus impatiens
(Colla and Dumesh 2010).