Silene dichotoma Ehrh.
Common Name: FORKED CATCHFLY
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad B-Forb

Roadsides, fields, railroads, and other weedy sites. Of European origin, naturalized in North America and first collected in 1902 in Ingham Co. and becoming conspicuous throughout the Lower Peninsula in the 1940’s and 1950’s.

Locations

Alcona County
Antrim County
Barry County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Calhoun County
Cheboygan County
Emmet County
Gratiot County
Ingham County
Isabella County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kalkaska County
Leelanau County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Mackinac County
Mecosta County
Montmorency County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Oceana County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=780.