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Forked Catchfly (Silene dichotoma)

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Silene Dichotoma, or more commonly know as Forked 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 annual which means it grows for one season only. Silene Dichotoma or Forked Catchfly's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Silene
  • Family: Caryophyllaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) CAN (I)




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