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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  menziesii Hook. 
SynonymsSilene dorrii Kellogg
 Silene obovata A.E.Porsild
 Silene stellarioides Nutt.
Territory
grassland and thickets
Altitude200-3000m
Description leaves numerous, mainly on stem, lanceolate to oblanceolate-ovate, 2-6cm long, sessile, flowers few in leafy cyme, petals laciniate
Size5-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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