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Nightflowering Silene (Silene noctiflora)

  • Nightflowering Silene (Silene Noctiflora) http://www.sagebud.com/nightflowering-silene-silene-noctiflora
    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: PD Old
  • Nightflowering Silene (Silene Noctiflora) http://www.sagebud.com/nightflowering-silene-silene-noctiflora
    Credit: Johann Georg Sturm (Painter: Jacob Sturm) | Deutschlands Flora in Abbildungen. | License: PD Old
  • Nightflowering Silene (Silene Noctiflora) http://www.sagebud.com/nightflowering-silene-silene-noctiflora
    Credit: Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. Turkey, Birejik. | Steve Hurst @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0
  • Nightflowering Silene (Silene Noctiflora) http://www.sagebud.com/nightflowering-silene-silene-noctiflora
    Credit: Johann Georg Sturm (Painter: Jacob Sturm) | Deutschlands Flora in Abbildungen. | License: PD Old
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Silene Noctiflora, or more commonly know as Nightflowering Silene, 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 Noctiflora or Nightflowering Silene's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, 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) AK (I) CAN (I)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: NE&GP SWSS




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