silene ? found in high meadow, western Oregon

Cottage Grove, OR(Zone 8a)

There was some introduced Bachelor Button and Foxglove in the vicinity, so wondering if this is an introduced ornamental or a wildflower ?

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Opp, AL(Zone 8b)


Carson City, NV(Zone 6b)

There are a lot of native Silenes in Oregon but they can be difficult to identify without the actual plant or very detailed photos. Here's a link to silenes found in Oregon:

Cottage Grove, OR(Zone 8a)

Thanks for the bump, purple!

Katlian, thanks for the link. I just finished looking through the Silene image gallery there, looking for a match. Most of the silenes there have fringed or lobed petals, and none are reddish with white edging . . . s'pose it could still be a variety of one of the plainer ones with entire petals. I also looked at the Dianthus image gallery there . . . no matches.

Still stumped!

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