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Taxon: Silene gallica L.

Genus: Silene
Family: Caryophyllaceae subfamily: Caryophylloideae tribe: Sileneae.
Nomen number: 33933
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:417. 1753, nom. cons.
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Comments:Name verified on: 20-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-May-2013
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • five-wound catchfly   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • French catchfly   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • small-flower catchfly   (Source: F BritStace ) – English
  • silène de France   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • französisches Leimkraut   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • alfinete-francês   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • alfinetes-da-terra   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • franskglim   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Atlas WWeed)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Israel; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Czechoslovakia; Hungary [w.]
    East Europe: Ukraine
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Romania
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    South Tropical Africa: Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: Lesotho; South Africa
    Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius; Reunion
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia; Yemen
    Eastern Asia: Japan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India
    Malesia: East Timor
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Czech Republic; Germany; Poland; Slovakia
    East Europe: Belarus
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Subarctic America: United States - Alaska
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island
    Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Missouri
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, Oregon, Washington
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Hispaniola; Jamaica
    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Guatemala
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Uruguay

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Silene gallica L.:


Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?33933 (18 April 2014)

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