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Silene uralensis (Rupr.) Bocquet ssp. uralensis
apetalous catchfly

General Information
Symbol: SIURU
Group: Dicot
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: AK   N
GL   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 70. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc. Usage Requirements.



Symbol Scientific Name
GAAP3 Gastrolychnis apetala (L.) Tolm. & Kozh.
GAAPA Gastrolychnis apetala (L.) Tolm. & Kozh. ssp. arctica (Fr.) Á. Löve & D. Löve
GAAPU Gastrolychnis apetala (L.) Tolm. & Kozh. ssp. uralensis (Rupr.) Á. Löve & D. Löve
GAUR3 Gastrolychnis uralensis Rupr.
LYAPA2 Lychnis apetala L. var. arctica (Fr.) Cody
LYAPG Lychnis apetala L. var. glabra Regel
LYAP Lychnis apetala L., non Silene apetala Willd.
MEAP Melandrium apetalum (L.) Fenzl
MEAPA2 Melandrium apetalum (L.) Fenzl ssp. arcticum (Fr.) Hultén
MEAPG Melandrium apetalum (L.) Fenzl var. glabrum (Regel) Hultén
SIURA3 Silene uralensis (Rupr.) Bocquet ssp. apetala (L.) Bocquet
SIWA4 Silene wahlbergella Chowdhuri
SIWAA2 Silene wahlbergella Chowdhuri ssp. arctica (Fr.) Hultén


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
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 L. – catchfly
Species Silene uralensis (Rupr.) Bocquet – apetalous catchfly
Subspecies Silene uralensis (Rupr.) Bocquet ssp. uralensis – apetalous catchfly

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Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

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