Species Details

Silene campanulata ssp. campanulata

Red Mountain catchfly

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Scientific Name:
Silene campanulata Wats. ssp. campanulata
Common Name:
Red Mountain catchfly
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Element Code: PDCAR0U0A2
USDA Plants Symbol: SICAC
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Jul
Elevation:
425 - 2085 meters
1395 - 6840 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Rocky
  • Serpentinite (usually)
Notes:
Distinction from ssp. glandulosa needs study. Many SHA Co. and TRI Co. plants are genetically and morphologically intermediate. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 10:341-342 (1875) for original description, and University of Washington Publications in Biology 13:22-23 (1947) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 11
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
2 2 0 0 1 6
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 4
Recent <=20 Years 7
Presence:
Presumed Extant 10
Possibly Extirpated 1
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Mendocino (MEN)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Leggett (3912376), Noble Butte (3912386)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
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