TOMPKINS COUNTY FLORA
Silene noctifloraL.
Mitchell NYNYFA TCUSDA NY
accepted no accepted
Night-flowering Catchfly, Nightflowering Silene

Caryophyllaceae

CAYUGA FLORA (1926) NOTES: Roadside thickets and waste places, in rich gravelly, more or less calcareous, soils; frequent. June-Oct. Dry Run, Spencer; waste places in Ithaca; C.U. campus; near Percy Field; and elsewhere. N. S. to Man., southw. to Fla., Mo., and Utah. Naturalized from Eu. Resembles Lychnis alba, from which it may be distinguished by its perfect flowers, 3 styles, smaller creamy petals, and absence of gynobase.


BH SPECIMENS FOR Silene noctiflora (this list may be incomplete)
 Town of Ithaca, Cornell University, Pres. White's backyard, dump pile, 30 Jun 1904, Coit (BH 150259);
 Ithaca, 18 Jun 1916, Bailey (BH 15233);
 Ithaca, flats, south side of Fall Creek, garden, 17 Sep 1919, Bechtel 12019 (BH 15239);
 Ithaca, foot of Elm Street, roadside, 13 Jun 1908, Brown (BH 15236);
 Ithaca, fields, 26 Jul 1875, Dudley (BH 15241);
 Ithaca, 20 Jul 1925, Muenscher 16122 (BH 15229);
 Ithaca, Cayuga Heights, in Muenscher garden, weed, 5 Jul 1935, Muenscher 18837 (BH 15234);
 Ithaca, at mouth of Coy Glen, waste ground, 21 Jun 1913, Palmer 461 (BH 15237);
 Ithaca, 12 Jun 1889, Rowlee (BH 15232);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, near College of Agriculture heating plant, waste land, 25 Jun 1915, Severy 4032 (BH 15231);
 Ithaca, east side of Percy Field, 22 Jun 1914, Thomas 2271 (BH 15230);
 Ithaca, Forest Home, in Whetzel garden, weed, 22 Jun 1935, Whetzel 18838 (BH 15235);
 Ithaca, Renwick, near Indian Springs, 14 Jul 1919, Wiegand 12020 (BH 15240);
 Lansing, along railroad between McKinneys Glen and Esty Glen, bank, 25 Jun 1914, Wiegand 2272 (BH 15238);
THERE ARE AN ADDITIONAL 1 SPECIMENS AT BH THAT ARE NOT YET FULLY RECORDED

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