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Silene stellata

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: acid, neutral, rich, loam, clay, sand, gravel/rock

Height: 2'-3'

Bloom Time: June, July, August

Bloom Color: white

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: naturalizing, rock garden plant, shade garden plant

Silene stellata (widowsfrill)
  • Silene stellata (widowsfrill)
  • Silene stellata (widowsfrill)
  • Silene stellata (widowsfrill)

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Description

Silene stellata

Also known as:

widowsfrill

,

wido's frill

,

starry campion

Scientific Synonyms:

Silene stellata var. scabrella

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Historical: RI
  • Special Concern: CT
  • Threatened: MI

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 stellata widowsfrill