OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Silene nivea   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Silene nivea   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Silene nivea

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Silene alba

 

COMMON NAME:
Snowy Campion


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Silene nivea   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Silene nivea   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Silene nivea

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Silene alba

 

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3194

Forb
Perennial

Native north of the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Rocky or sandy flood-scoured riversides or creeksides, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
White
Usually bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
10 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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