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7a. Silene greenei (S. Watson) Howell subsp. greenei

Red Mountain catchfly

Silene campanulata S. Watson subsp. greenei (S. Watson) C.L. Hitchcock & Maguire; S. campanulata subsp. glandulosa C. L. Hitchcock & Maguire; S. campanulata var. latifolia F.N. Williams; S. campanulata var. orbiculata B.L. Robinson; S. campanulata var. petrophila Jepson

Stems 4-20 cm, scabrous, pubes-cent, hairs 2-4 times as long as broad. Leaf blades narrowly lin-ear to lanceolate, 1.5-5 cm × 2-10(-15) mm. Petals dusty pink.

Flowering summer. Serpentine outcrops; 1200-1500 m; Calif.

Subspecies greenei is found in the Cascades and Sierra Nevada.


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