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Silene caroliniana Walter var. wherryi (Small) Fernald. Kentucky Wild-pink, Catch-no-fly. Phen: Apr-Jul. Hab: Dry, rocky places, limestone bluffs. Dist: Apparently in disjunct areas: S. OH south to sc. KY; ne. AL south to sc. AL; sc. MO. Reports from VA and WV seem to be erroneous.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Synonymy: = F; = Silene caroliniana Walter ssp. wherryi (Small) Clausen – FNA5, G, K1, K3, K4, Clausen (1939), Wilbur (1970b); = Silene wherryi Small – S; < Silene caroliniana Walter – S13; > Silene caroliniana Walter var. pensylvanica (Michx.) Fernald – C

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