Taxon: Silene latifolia Poir.

 
Genus: Silene
Family: Caryophyllaceae
  Subfamily: Caryophylloideae
      Tribe: Sileneae
Nomen number: 400939
Place of publication: Voy. Barbarie 2:165. 1789
Comment: non Silene latifolia Rendle & Britten (1907)
Name Verified on: 27-May-2016 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-May-2016
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Taxon 30:27. 1981, as Silene latifolia subsp. alba)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Primorye, - Amur
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia - Eastern Siberia; Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
    • Western Asia: Iran; Iraq; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Romania; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

    • : Canada; United States
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Liaoning
    • Eastern Asia: Japan
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Northern America

    • : Canada; United States
    • Subarctic America: Greenland
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina

References:

  • Castroviejo, S. et al., eds. Flora iberica: plantas vasculares de la Peninsula Iberica e Islas Baleares. 1989- (F Iberica)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. 1972- (Atlas Eur)
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. 1963- (F Iran)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, second edition. 1993 (F Eur ed2)

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image