Royal catchfly (Silene regia)
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Species: Silene regia
Common Name: Royal catchfly
Status: Possibly Extirpated, Tennessee;
Endangered, Illinois, Kentucky
Range: southeastern United States
Artist: Heeyoung Kim
Artist Home Country: United States
America’s Midwestern Prairie is an at-risk habitat, one reproduced by the Chicago Botanic Garden’s 15-acre Dixon Prairie Garden, where this plant was found. Native flora gardens provide habitat for native plant communities and are resources for education and research.