Silene gallica var. quinquevulnera (L.) Koch

Spotted Catchfly

Syn. Fl. Germ. Helv. 100 (1835) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Naturalised

Petal-limb entire to emarginate, up to 5 mm long, white or pink with large, central, dark crimson spot.

*CVU, *DunT, *EGL, *EGU, *GipP, *GGr, *HNF, *HSF, *LoM, *RobP, *VVP. Naturalised all states except NT.

Source: Adams, L.G. (1996). Caryophyllaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Silene gallica var. quinquevulnera in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Silene gallica var. quinquevulnera in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present naturalised
Victorian Volcanic Plain present naturalised
Robinvale Plains present naturalised
Gippsland Plain present naturalised
Central Victorian Uplands present introduced
Greater Grampians present introduced
Dundas Tablelands present introduced
East Gippsland Lowlands present naturalised
East Gippsland Uplands present naturalised
Highlands-Southern Fall present introduced
Highlands-Northern Fall present naturalised

State distribution

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Western Australia
South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory