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Silene  caroliniana ssp. wherryi (Small) R.T.Clausen   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  caroliniana ssp. wherryi (Small) R.T.Clausen 
SynonymsSilene wherryi Small (basionym)
 Silene caroliniana var. wherryi (Small) Fernald
Territory North-Central U.S.A.Northeastern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.Southeastern U.S.A.AlabamaKentuckyMissouriNorth CarolinaOhioWest Virginia
grassland and thickets
Altitude0-500m
Description leaves broadly petiolate, narrowly oblanceolate, usually 5-15mm wide, acute, glabrous, ciliate, calyx long, white pubescent, eglandular
Size10-20cm
Colorpink, white
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca+
Typetuft
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
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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