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Taxon: Silene uralensis (Rupr.) Bocquet

Genus: Silene
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Subfamily: Caryophylloideae
Tribe: Sileneae
Nomen number: 404294
Place of publication: Candollea 22:25. 1967
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Jan-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • nodding campion  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • polar campion  (Source: F Svalbard) - English

Distributional Range:


    • Russian Federation (arctic & alpine)

    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Finland, Norway, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territories, Yukon] Greenland, United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario (c.), Québec (n.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta (s.w.), British Columbia, Manitoba (n.e.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado (mts.), Montana (mts.), Wyoming]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Utah (alpine)]


  1. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  2. Hultén, O. E. G. 1968. Flora of Alaska and neighboring territories. Note: = Melandrium apetalum
  3. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen. 1972-. Atlas florae europaeae.
  4. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  5. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  6. Rønning, O. I. 1996. The flora of Svalbard.
  7. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. Note: = Lychnis apetala
  8. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, ed. 2.
  9. Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora. Note: = Lychnis apetala

Check other web resources for Silene uralensis (Rupr.) Bocquet :

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=404294. Accessed 16 September 2019.