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Oregon Catchfly - Silene oregana


Global Rank: G4
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Glandular-puberulent perennial from a few-branched caudex. Stems simple, 30–60 cm. Leaves: basal narrowly oblanceolate, 5–10 cm long; cauline similar, 2–9 cm long. Inflorescence a narrow, many-flowered, glandular cyme. Flowers: calyx tubular, 10-veined, 10–16 mm long; petals white, the blade 3–5 mm long, deeply 4- to 10-lobed with 4 to 6 appendages; styles 3. Capsules ellipsoid just longer than the calyx, opening by 6 slits (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
WA to MT south to CA, NV, and UT (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 1

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