Evening Campion (Silene nivea)


Silene Nivea, or more commonly know as Evening Campion, 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 Nivea or Evening Campion's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Silene
  • Family: Caryophyllaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: MD (E) MN (T) NJ (E) OH (T) WI (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: MD (snowy campion) MN (snowy campion) NJ (snowy catchfly) OH (snowy campion) WI (snowy campion)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FAC) 2(FAC) 3(FACW) 4(FACW) 5(FACW)

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