TOMPKINS COUNTY FLORA
Silene stellata(L.) Ait. f.
Mitchell NYNYFA TCUSDA NY
accepted accepted accepted
Starry Campion

Caryophyllaceae

CAYUGA FLORA (1926) NOTES: Dry open woods, in stony or gravelly acid soils with some admixture of clay; scarce. July-Aug. E. slope of Cayuga Lake; near cemetery, University Ave., Ithaca; near the Nook (D.); Renwick slope (D.!) ; near McKinneys; Salmon Creek ravine. A plant of the heavier oak-vaccinium soils, and therefore rarely if ever found in the sandy chestnut woods back on the hills and at Junius. Mass. to Minn., southw. to Ga., Ark., and Tex.; infrequent on the Coastal Plain.


BH SPECIMENS FOR Silene stellata (this list may be incomplete)
 Ithaca, South Hill, south of Chain Works, along east bank, 7 Aug 1940, Boyle 20159 (BH 15249);
 near Lake-view House, dry woods, 26 Jul 1845, Dudley (BH 15242);
 Ithaca, Cayuga Heights, near old St railroad embankment above Renwick, dry woods, 13 Sep 1915, Eames 4035 (BH 15245);
 Ithaca, Cayuga Heights, above Renwick, near old street railroad embankment, dry woods, 15 Aug 1915, Eames & MacDaniels 4036 (BH 15243);
 Ithaca, Cayuga Heights, near old St railroad embankment above Renwick, dry woods, 15 Aug 1915, Eames & MacDaniels 4036 (BH 15244);
 Lansing, north of McKinneys, dry oak woods, 26 Jul 1916, Metcalf & Reidy 6423 (BH 15248);
 Ithaca, 26 Jul 1875, Rowlee (BH 15250);
 Ithaca, beyond the Nook, ravine, 31 Jul 1893, Wiegand (BH 15246);
 Ithaca, Cayuga Heights, Renwick slope, dry open chestnut woods, 31 Jul 1915, Wiegand 4033 (BH 15247);

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