Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition

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CARYOPHYLLACEAE

Silene stellata (Linnaeus) W.T. Aiton. Starry Campion, Widow's-frill. Phen: Jun-Aug. Jun-Sep. Hab: Dry to mesic forests, rock outcrops. Dist: CT and VT west to SD, south to c. GA and TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, F, FNA5, GrPl, K1, K3, K4, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WV; > Silene stellata var. scabrella – C, G, Il, Mi; > Silene stellata var. stellata – C, G, Il, Mi

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image of plant© Richard & Teresa Ware
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