Silene vulgaris (Moench) Garcke

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Introduced

*Brid, *CVU, *EGU, *GipP, *Glep, *Gold, *VAlp, *VRiv, *VVP, *WaP, *Wim.

5 subspecies; 1 or possibly 2 subspecies naturalised in Victoria. Profile provided under subspecies.

Created by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2016-10-07
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Caryophyllanae
genus Silene
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Silene vulgaris in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Silene vulgaris in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Wimmera present introduced
Glenelg Plain present introduced
Bridgewater present introduced
Victorian Volcanic Plain present introduced
Victorian Riverina present introduced
Gippsland Plain present naturalised
Warrnambool Plain present introduced
Goldfields present introduced
Central Victorian Uplands present introduced
East Gippsland Uplands present introduced
Victorian Alps present introduced

State distribution

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Western Australia
South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory