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Silene spaldingii
(Spalding's catchfly)

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Silene spaldingii (Spalding's catchfly)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 13 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Silene spaldingii
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Spalding's catchfly
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Silene spaldingii S.Watson

Preferred Common Name

  • Spalding's catchfly

Local Common Names

  • USA: Spalding's silene

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Caryophyllales
  •                         Family: Caryophyllaceae
  •                             Genus: Silene
  •                                 Species: Silene spaldingii

Invasive Species Threats

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Invasive SpeciesWhere ThreatenedMechanismReferencesNotes
Bos taurus (cattle)Idaho; Montana; Oregon; WashingtonBehaviour disruptionUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2007d
Bromus japonicus (Japanese brome)Idaho; Montana; Oregon; WashingtonCompetition - monopolizing resourcesUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2007
Bromus secalinus (rye brome)Idaho; Montana; Oregon; WashingtonCompetition - monopolizing resourcesUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2007
Bromus tectorum (downy brome)Idaho; Montana; Oregon; WashingtonCompetition - monopolizing resourcesUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2007b
Centaurea diffusa (diffuse knapweed)Idaho; Montana; Oregon; WashingtonCompetition - monopolizing resources; Competition - smotheringUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2007
Centaurea solstitialis (yellow starthistle)Idaho; Montana; Oregon; WashingtonCompetition - monopolizing resourcesUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2007b
Centaurea stoebe subsp. micranthos (spotted knapweed)Idaho; Montana; Oregon; WashingtonCompetition - monopolizing resourcesUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2007
Chondrilla juncea (rush skeletonweed)ECOS, 2007
Cirsium arvense (creeping thistle)Idaho; Montana; Oregon; WashingtonCompetition - monopolizing resources; Competition - smotheringUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2007
Euphorbia esula (leafy spurge)Idaho; Montana; Oregon; WashingtonCompetition - monopolizing resources; Competition - smotheringUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2007
Lepidium draba (hoary cress)Idaho; Montana; Oregon; WashingtonCompetition - monopolizing resourcesUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2007b
Rhaponticum repens (Russian knapweed)Idaho; Montana; Oregon; WashingtonCompetition - monopolizing resources; Competition - smotheringUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2007b
Silene latifolia subsp. alba (white campion)USACompetition - monopolizing resourcesUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2001

References

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ECOS, 2007. Recovery plan for Silene spaldingii (Spalding's Catchfly). Portland, Oregon, USA: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, 187 pp. http://ecos.fws.gov/docs/recovery_plan/071012.pdf

US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2001. Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants; final rule to list Silene spaldingii (Spalding's catchfly) as threatened. Federal Register, 66:51598-51606.