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Silene laciniata Cav. subsp. californica (Durand) J. K. Morton

Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Current Jepson Flora Project Synonyms Silene californica Durand
Initial Editorial Analysis 20 Jan 2006
Source of Report for California Correspondence 1
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 11 Apr 2005 e-mail from Jeff Greenhouse see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that J. K. Morton (= Authors of Plant Names), in Flora North America 5:190 (2005), treats Silene californica as Silene laciniata subsp. californica (Durand) J. K. Morton (SIDA 21:888. 2004), based on his observation that, although Silene californica and Silene laciniata are readily separable north of the border, "in Mexico, many collections show intergrading characters and are not readily identifiable" so that "subspecific status is more appropriate."
Correspondence 2 Treatment submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by Ron Hartman, Rich Rabeler see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 indicates that Silene laciniata Cav. subsp. californica (Durand) J. K. Morton is to be treated as native to California in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2], with Silene californica Durand listed as syn.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary addition, different position, rank in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status JFP-1, accepted name for taxon native to CA
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 20 Jan 2006
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Silene laciniata
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Silene

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