CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record silene_oregana - Thu, Dec. 2, 2021, 16:32 ET b
Silene oregana
common nameOregon campion
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.2
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G4     G4: apparently secure, but some concern
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (13):
Mount Dana (453B) 3711982, Sonora Pass (489C) 3811936, Shinn Mountain (638B) 4012062, Fredonyer Peak (640A) 4012065, Manzanita Lake (644D) 4012155, Emerson Peak (673B) 4112022, Likely (675A) 4112025, Ambrose Valley (676A) 4112027, Warren Peak (690B) 4112042, Eagle Peak (690C) 4112032, Soup Creek (691D) 4112033, Hermit Butte (693D) 4112037, Davis Creek (708A) 4112063
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Lassen (LAS), Mono (MNO), Modoc (MOD), Shasta (SHA), Tuolumne (TUO), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR), Utah (UT), Washington (WA), Wyoming (WY)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Great Basin scrub (GBScr)
•Subalpine coniferous forest (SCFrs)
blooming period Jul-Sep  
elevation range1500 - 2500 meters
Potentially threatened by logging, vehicles, and road/trail maintenance. Possibly threatened by grazing and recreational activities. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 10:343 (1875) for original description, and University of Washington Publications in Biology 13:29 (1947) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameSilene oregana Wats.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  SIOR3 Element Code  PDCAR0U170
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Thu, Dec. 2, 2021 from

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