Silene acaulis

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Scientific Name Silene acaulis USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Moss Campion ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Caryophyllaceae (Pink) SEINet
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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

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