Silene nivea (Nutt.) Otth
Common Name: SNOWY CAMPION
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: -3
Wetness Index: FACW
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb
Status: T
Silene nivea B. S. Walters

River banks. A very rare species at its northern limit in the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan, where collected in Ontonagon Co. by W. A. MacKinnon in 2006. Michigan (and apparently also Wisconsin and Minnesota) populations have a pubescent calyx, but collections from farther south and east may be glabrous.

Locations

Ontonagon County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 12, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=783.