Silene acaulis

Click on the images below to see larger versions.

Scientific Name Silene acaulis USDA PLANTS Symbol
SIAC
Common Name Moss Campion ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
20041
Family Caryophyllaceae (Pink) SEINet
Reference
Click Here
Description Alpine life zone, tundra; short mat-forming perennial 2 inches tall; basal, grass-like leaves to 1-1/2 inches long; pink flowers less than 1/2-inch across, 5 petals, notched. Descr. excerpt from "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel. Colorado Status
Native

Click here for more Silene.


© Tom Lebsack 2017