Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings   cc-by-nc

Silene is a genus of shrub in the family carpetweeds. They are native to Greenland, Alaska, Canada, Hawaii, Saint-Pierre Et Miquelon, and The Contiguous United States. They have capsule fruit. Flowers are visited by Sphaerophoria, Pieris napi, Anthocharis cardamines, and Green-striped White. Individuals can grow to 0.15 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Silene. View this species on GBIF