Plants of USA and Canada

Lychnis viscaria L.



PLANT PROFILE  : (*)

Name: Lychnis viscaria L.
Nomencl. ref.: Sp. Pl.: 436 (1753)

Rank: species


Common names

US name U.S. name: clammy campion
en English name: sticky catchfly
Italian name: Crotonella viscaria

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Perennial
 

Synonyms:
= Silene viscaria (L.) Jessen
= Viscaria viscosa (Scop.) Asch.
= Viscaria vulgaris Bernh.


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Lychnis viscaria
Lychnis viscaria
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Lychnis viscaria
Lychnis viscaria
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Lychnis viscaria
Lychnis viscaria
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Lychnis viscaria
Lychnis viscaria
Credit: Photo by Sandro Maggia

Lychnis viscaria
Lychnis viscaria
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Lychnis viscaria
Lychnis viscaria
Credit: Photo by Sandro Maggia


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(*) Source: USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA
 

 




Distribution in USA and Canada

USA (CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, OH, PA, WI)

Distributional map for Lychnis viscaria L.
Map for Lychnis viscaria L.
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA


TAXONOMY

Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Caryophyllidae
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Caryophyllaceae


Genus: Lychnis


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