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plateau catchfly
Silene petersonii
plateau catchfly Pink Family
Silene petersonii Caryophyllaceae
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common name
  plateau catchfly
accepted scientific name
  Silene petersonii Maguire
rules for finding collection records
  Silene clokeyi (3)
  Silene petersonii (181)
family name
  Caryophyllaceae
Image Author: ©2003 Tony Frates
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.75 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Basal
Plant Observed 2nd week of June thru 1st week of September

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
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Alpine Garden Soc.
SEINet (7)
USDA PLANTS profile
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Cal Photos (6)
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