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|Family: Caryophyllaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Silene||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Silene pseudatocion Desf.
Habit: Annual 20--70 cm. Stem: clambering to erect, sparse-puberulent, hairs bent toward base. Leaf: gradually reduced upward, 1.3--5 cm, 4--15 mm wide; oblanceolate. Flower: ascending; calyx 17--20 mm, glandular-hairy, 10-veined, lobes 2--3 mm; petal claw glabrous, appendages 2, limb bright pink, entire; stamens included; styles 3, exserted. Fruit: ovoid; stalk 9--10 mm, hairy. Seed: 1--1.3 mm, dark brown. Chromosomes: 2n=24.
Ecology: Former gardens, roadsides; Elevation: < 200 m. Bioregional Distribution: CCo; Distribution Outside California: native to Balearic Islands, northern Africa. Flowering Time: Spring
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald L. Hartman, Richard K. Rabeler & Dieter H. Wilken
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Silene pendula
Next taxon: Silene salmonacea
Citation for this treatment: Ronald L. Hartman, Richard K. Rabeler & Dieter H. Wilken 2017. Silene pseudatocion, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=82539, accessed on March 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 23, 2017.