Silene vulgaris

ClassificationDicots
FamilyCaryophyllaceae
Family (Traditional)Caryophyllaceae
GenusSilene
SpeciesSilene vulgaris (Moench) Garcke
Common NameAufgeblasenes Leimkraut, maidenstears, Taubenkropf
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Oberna behen Oberna behen
Oberna commutata Oberna commutata (Guss.) Ikonn.
Silene cucubalus Silene cucubalus Wibel
Silene inflata Silene inflata Sm.
Silene vulgaris subsp. vulgaris Silene vulgaris subsp. vulgaris

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Campbell (KY), Fayette (KY), Madison (KY), Carter (TN), Davidson (TN), Franklin (TN), Greene (TN), Hancock (TN), Jefferson (TN), Lincoln (TN), Montgomery (TN), Polk (TN), Unicoi (TN), Warren (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: BOON, ETSU, MTSU, UOS, APSC, BEREA, EKY, KNK, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1979 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100381332 Carter Tennessee 31 May 1979 B. Eugene Wofford
79-109
EKY
Silene vulgaris
ETSU006322 Carter Tennessee 26 Aug 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Silene vulgaris
31973000008763 Fayette Kentucky
KNK
Silene vulgaris
31973000008762 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Silene vulgaris
TENN-V-0094531 Lincoln Tennessee
TENN
Silene vulgaris
TENN-V-0094219 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Silene cucubalus
TENN-V-0094213 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Silene cucubalus
TENN-V-0094220 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Silene cucubalus
TENN-V-0094222 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Silene cucubalus
TENN-V-0094532 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Silene vulgaris
TENN-V-0094215 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Silene cucubalus
TENN-V-0094212 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Silene cucubalus
UCHT011607 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Silene vulgaris
UCHT011498 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Silene cucubalus
013551 Unicoi Tennessee
BOON
Silene cucubalus
BEREA011912 Fayette Kentucky
BEREA
Silene vulgaris
BEREA011913 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Silene vulgaris
ETSU008266 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Silene cucubalus
N/A Carter Tennessee 03 May 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Silene vulgaris
TENN-V-0094216 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Silene cucubalus
TENN-V-0094221 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Silene cucubalus
TENN-V-0094214 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Silene cucubalus
TENN-V-0094218 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Silene cucubalus
TENN-V-0094211 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Silene cucubalus
TENN-V-0094217 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Silene cucubalus
UCHT011497 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Silene cucubalus
013552 Unicoi Tennessee
BOON
Silene cucubalus
APSC0019080 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Silene vulgaris
APSC0019025 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Silene vulgaris
APSC0019027 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Silene vulgaris
APSC0059453 Kentucky
APSC
Silene vulgaris
APSC0019026 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Silene vulgaris
APSC0080437 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Silene vulgaris
APSC0019081 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Silene vulgaris
UCHT031097 Tennessee
UCHT
Silene cucubalus
APSC0019028 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Silene vulgaris
MTSU016041 Davidson Tennessee 23 Apr 1989 Guy Murphree
MTSU
Silene cucubalus
MTSU016040 Davidson Tennessee 16 Apr 1995 Bill Duke
MTSU
Silene cucubalus
UCHT035618 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Silene vulgaris
UOS02131 Franklin Tennessee 15 Aug 2008 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Silene vulgaris
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