Spalding’s Campion

Photo Credit: Oregon Department of Agriculture


  • Species Common Name Spalding's Campion
  • Species Scientific Name Silene spaldingii
  • Federal Listing Status Threatened
  • State Listing Status Endangered


Special needs

Spalding's campion occurs in bunchgrass-dominated grasslands with deep soils.

Limiting factors

Invasive plants, especially knapweeds, can displace Spalding's campion.

Conservation actions

Control invasive plants. Limit grazing in late summer when Spalding's campion is in bloom.

Key reference or plan

Oregon Department of Agriculture Plant Conservation