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|Family: Caryophyllaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Silene||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Silene douglasii Hook. var. douglasii
Habit: Perennial herb 10--40(70) cm; caudex branches few to many. Stem: decumbent to erect, puberulent. Leaf: +- gradually reduced upward; lower 2--6 cm, 2--8 mm wide, lanceolate to oblanceolate; upper 1--4 cm, 1--5 mm wide, +- linear. Flower: calyx 10--14 mm, puberulent (glabrous), 10-veined, lobes 1.5--2.5 mm; petal claw ciliate at base, appendages 2, limb 4--11 mm, white to pink or +- purple, lobes 2, <= 1/2 limb; stamens +- = petal claws; styles 3--5, +- not exserted. Fruit: oblong to ovoid; stalk 3--4 mm, puberulent. Seed: 1--1.5 mm, brown. Chromosomes: 2n=48.
Ecology: Open areas, scrub, oak woodland, conifer forest; Elevation: 1400--2900 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, n NCoR, CaR, SN, MP; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Montana, Wyoming. Flowering Time: Summer Note: Difficult to separate from Silene verecunda; variation, especially in SN, needs study.
Synonyms: Silene douglasii var. monantha (S. Watson ex B.L. Rob.) B.L. Rob.
Unabridged Note: 2 other varieties, Oregon Washington
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald L. Hartman, Richard K. Rabeler & Dieter H. Wilken
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Silene dichotoma subsp. dichotoma
Next taxon: Silene gallica
Citation for this treatment: Ronald L. Hartman, Richard K. Rabeler & Dieter H. Wilken 2017. Silene douglasii var. douglasii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=66384, accessed on April 27, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 27, 2017.