Parry's Campion - Silene parryi
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Perennial from a branched caudex with short-hairy and glandular herbage. Stems 5–50 cm. Leaves: basal narrowly oblong, 3–8 cm long; cauline oblanceolate. Inflorescence a narrow, 3- to 7-flowered, glandular cyme. Flowers: calyx purple, 10-veined, 9–16 mm long, glandular; petals often purple-tinged, the blade 3–6 mm long, 4-lobed; styles 3. Capsule as long as the calyx (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
Mountainous areas of BC, sw AB, into WA, MT (7 counties), ID, and WY.
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- Haglund, B.M. 1972. Ecological effects of weather modification, Bangtail Ridge, Bridger Range, Montana: relationships of pocket gophers (Thomomys talpoides) to time of snow melt. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, Montana: Montana State University. 26 p.
- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
- Steerey, W. F. 1979. Distribution, range use and population characteristics of Mule Deer associated with the Schafer Creek winter range, Bridger Mountains, Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, Montana: Montana State University. 119 p.