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Silene latifolia  Poir.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 565517

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Silene pratensis (Raf.) Gren. & Godr.
    Lychnis X loveae B. Boivin
    Lychnis alba Mill.
    Lychnis vespertina Sibth.
    Melandrium album (Mill.) Garcke
    Silene alba (Mill.) E.H.L. Krause
    Silene latifolia ssp. alba (Mill.) Greuter & Burdet
  Common Name(s): bladder campion [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyCaryophyllaceae  – pinks, cariophyllacées  
                               GenusSilene L. – silènes, campion, catchfly  
                                  SpeciesSilene latifolia Poir. – bladder campion, bladder-campion  

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  Source: Caryophyllaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Silene latifolia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Silene latifolia   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  
    Alaska, Introduced  
    Canada, Introduced  



  Comment: Silene latifolia (Mill.) Britten & Rendle (TSN 505231), published in 1907, is a later homonym of Silene latifolia Poir. (TSN 565517), published in 1789  



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