Silene sorensenis

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Silene sorensenis


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Caryophyllaceae
Tribus: Sileneae
Genus: Silene
Subgenus: S. subg. Behenantha
Sectio: S. sect. Physolychnis
Species: Silene sorensenis



Silene sorensenis (B.Boivin) Bocquet, Candollea 22(1): 21 (1967).


  • Agrostemma triflorum (R. Brown ex Sommerfelt) G. Don
  • Gastrolychnis triflora (R. Br.) Tolm. & Kozhanczikov
  • Gastrolychnis triflora subsp. wrangelica B. A. Jurtzev
  • Lychnis affinis var. triflora (R. Brown ex Sommerfelt) Hart
  • Lychnis sorensenis Boivin
  • Lychnis triflora R. Br.
  • Melandrium triflorum (R. Br.) J. Vahl ex Liebm.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
      • Alaska, Canada (Northern Territories, Nunavut), Greenland
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Northern Asia
      • Siberia (C-Siberia), Russian Far East

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Bocquet, G.F. 1967. Candollea 22(1): 21.


Vernacular names

English: Sorensen's catchfly
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