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Eastern Fringed Catchfly (Silene polypetala)

Eastern Fringed Catchfly (Silene Polypetala) http://www.sagebud.com/eastern-fringed-catchfly-silene-polypetala
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Silene Polypetala, or more commonly know as Eastern Fringed Catchfly, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Silene. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Silene Polypetala or Eastern Fringed Catchfly's floral region is North America US Lower 48

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Silene
  • Family: Caryophyllaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • Federal T/E Status: Endangered
  • Federal T/E Common Name: eastern fringed catchfly
  • State T/E Status: FL (E) GA (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: FL (fringed pink) GA (fringed campion)




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