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* Scientific Name: ''Silene antirrhina''
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* Family: Caryophyllaceae
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* Common Names: sleepy catchfly, sleepy campion, sleepy silene
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* Codon: SILANT
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[[File:SILANT2.jpg|thumb|417x417px|photo by Ben Legler]]
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==Taxonomy==
 
==Taxonomy==
*Kingdom - Plantae – Plants
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{{Taxobox
*Subkingdom - Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
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| name = Silene antirrhina
*Superdivision - Spermatophyta – Seed plants
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| regnum = [[Plant]]ae
*Division - Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
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| subregnum = Tracheobionta
*Class - Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
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| phylum = Spermatophyta
*Subclass - Caryophyllidae
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| subphylum= Magnoliophyta
*Order - Caryophyllales
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| classis = Magnoliopsida
*Family - Caryophyllaceae – Pink family
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| subclassis = Caryophyllanae
*Genus - Silene L. – catchfly
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| ordo = Caryophyllales
*Species - Silene antirrhina L. – sleepy silene
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| familia = Caryophyllaceae
<ref>http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SIAN2</ref>
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| genus = '''''Silene''''' L.
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| species = '''''Silene antirrhina''''' L.
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| subspecies =
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}}
  
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==Description==
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General: Erect, simple to branched annual, 2-8 dm. tall, puberulent below and glabrous above, stems often glandular in bands below the nodes.
  
Synonyms
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Leaves: Basal leaves oblanceolate, 3-6 cm. long and 2-15 mm. wide; cauline leaves several pairs, oblanceolate to linear.
  
*SIANC Silene antirrhina L. var. confinis Fernald
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Flowers: Flowers few to many in a compact or open inflorescence; calyx 5-lobed, tubular, 4-10 mm. long, 10-nerved, glabrous; petals 5, white to pink, with a narrow claw 2-3 times as long as the obcordate blade; blade appendages two, 0.4 mm. long; stamens 10; styles 3.
*SIAND Silene antirrhina L. var. depauperata Rydb.
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*SIAND2 Silene antirrhina L. var. divaricata B.L. Rob.
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Fruits: Capsule 3-celled.
*SIANL  Silene antirrhina L. var. laevigata Engelm. & A. Gray
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<ref name=":0">WTU Herbarium, Burke Museum,
*SIANS Silene antirrhina L. var. subglaber Engelm. & A. Gray
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& University of Washington. Retrieved from <nowiki>https://biology.burke.washington.edu/herbarium/imagecollection/taxon.php?Taxon=Silene%20antirrhina</nowiki></ref>
*SIANV Silene antirrhina L. var. vaccarifolia Rydb.
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<ref>http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SIAN2</ref>
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==Description==
 
 
==Bloom Period==
 
==Bloom Period==
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May-August
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==Distribution==
 
==Distribution==
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Distributed widely throughout Washington; occurring across North America from low elevations to 10,000 feet.
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==Habitat==
 
==Habitat==
==Uses==
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Widespread in open areas, often where disturbed.
==Propagation==
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==Photo Gallery==
 
==Photo Gallery==
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<gallery>
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File: SILANT1.jpg|Seeds, photo by Gerald D. Carr
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File: SILANT3.jpg|photo by Ben Legler
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</gallery>
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==References==
 
==References==
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Latest revision as of 14:18, 2 June 2020

  • Scientific Name: Silene antirrhina
  • Family: Caryophyllaceae
  • Common Names: sleepy catchfly, sleepy campion, sleepy silene
  • Codon: SILANT
photo by Ben Legler

Taxonomy

Silene antirrhina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Phylum: Spermatophyta
Subphylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Caryophyllanae
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Genus: Silene L.
Species: Silene antirrhina L.

Description

General: Erect, simple to branched annual, 2-8 dm. tall, puberulent below and glabrous above, stems often glandular in bands below the nodes.

Leaves: Basal leaves oblanceolate, 3-6 cm. long and 2-15 mm. wide; cauline leaves several pairs, oblanceolate to linear.

Flowers: Flowers few to many in a compact or open inflorescence; calyx 5-lobed, tubular, 4-10 mm. long, 10-nerved, glabrous; petals 5, white to pink, with a narrow claw 2-3 times as long as the obcordate blade; blade appendages two, 0.4 mm. long; stamens 10; styles 3.

Fruits: Capsule 3-celled. [1]

Bloom Period

May-August

Distribution

Distributed widely throughout Washington; occurring across North America from low elevations to 10,000 feet. [1]

Habitat

Widespread in open areas, often where disturbed.

Photo Gallery

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 WTU Herbarium, Burke Museum, & University of Washington. Retrieved from https://biology.burke.washington.edu/herbarium/imagecollection/taxon.php?Taxon=Silene%20antirrhina