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Silene caroliniana

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: average, sand, gravel/rock

Height: 6"-12"

Bloom Time: April, May, June

Bloom Color: pink

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: clumping, mounding, rock garden plant

Flowers of Silene caroliniana (sticky catchfly)
  • Flowers of Silene caroliniana (sticky catchfly)
  • Flowers of Silene caroliniana (sticky catchfly)
  • Flowers of Silene caroliniana (sticky catchfly)
  • Flowers of Silene caroliniana (sticky catchfly)

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Description

Silene caroliniana

Also known as:

sticky catchfly

,

California catchfly

,

wild pink

,

Wherry's catchfly

,

Carolina pink

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, KY, MA, MD, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: FL, OH
  • Exploitably Vulnerable: NY
  • Threatened: OH, TN

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Caryophyllidae
Order Caryophyllales
Family Caryophyllaceae Pink family
Genus Silene catchfly
Species Silene caroliniana sticky catchfly