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Silene involucrata ssp. involucrata (Cham. & Schltdl.) Bocquet

8 photos.
The "arctic catchfly"  an inhabitant of rocky alpine areas.  Formerly known as the
"arctic Lychnis" it moved to the genus, Melandrium and then to Silene.

ITIS Taxonomic Serial No. 524704








1.  Late June.  View of a blossom from the top.

2.  Late June.  Profile view of a

2.  Late June.  Top view of the blossom
in photo 2.

4.  Early June.  Side view of  at drying
terminal blossom and a younger blossom
arising from a leaf axil.

5.  Close-up of the lower blossom in
photo 4 showing the short pedicel and
a pair of oblong stem leaves.

6.  Close-up of base of plant in photos
4 and 5 showing basal leaves.

7.  Late June.  Some plants in full bloom with
some drying blossoms.  Some willow leaves
in the photo as well.

8.  Late June.  Several plants which have
finished blooming.

Photos 1-3 and 7-8 taken along small road
on Eagle Summit.
65° 29.05' N,  145 °24.10' W
Elev. 3750 ft.

Photos 4-6 taken on Central
side of Eagle Summit.
65°  30.08' N,   145°  22.84' W
Elev. 3700 ft.