Taxon: Silene coronaria (L.) Clairv.

Genus: Silene
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Subfamily: Caryophylloideae
Tribe: Sileneae
Nomen number: 407951
Place of publication: Man. herbor. Suisse 145. 1811
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Mar-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Jan-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard, as Lychnis coronaria; Eur Gard F, as Lychnis coronaria)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Azerbaijan
    • Middle Asia: Kyrgyzstan ; Tajikistan ; Uzbekistan
    • Western Asia: Iran ; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Pakistan
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Hungary ; Slovakia ; Switzerland
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bosnia and Herzegovina ; Bulgaria ; Croatia ; Greece ; Italy ; Macedonia ; Montenegro ; Romania ; Serbia ; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Spain

  • Naturalized

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States Idaho, Oregon, Washington
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States California, Utah
    • Western Canada: Canada British Columbia

  • Cultivated


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  • 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. (F NAmer)
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  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. (Atlas Eur)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  • Strid, A. & K. Tan, eds. Flora hellenica. (F Hellenica)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)


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