OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Talinum paniculatum   FAMILY Talinaceae


(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Talinum paniculatum   FAMILY Portulacaceae

(?) Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Talinum paniculatum var. paniculatum

(?) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 070-02-002:
Talinum paniculatum   FAMILY Portulacaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Panicled Fameflower, Jewels-of-Opar


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image of Talinum paniculatum, Panicled Fameflower, Jewels-of-Opar

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmtpaniculatum_home5

June    Anderson County    SC

Inflorescences paniculate, sometimes nodding. Flowers pedicellate, per Flora of North America.

image of Talinum paniculatum, Panicled Fameflower, Jewels-of-Opar

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmtpaniculatum_home3

Month Unknown    Anderson County    SC

Leaves to 12 cm, blade elliptic to obovate, base attenuate, per Flora of North America.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Talinum paniculatum   FAMILY Talinaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Talinum paniculatum   FAMILY Portulacaceae

(?) Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Talinum paniculatum var. paniculatum

(?) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 070-02-002:
Talinum paniculatum   FAMILY Portulacaceae

 

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2493

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: West Indies

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it - it's fairly commonly cultivated, locally escaped to disturbed areas & garden edges, per Weakley's Flora

map
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full sun ...Moist ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pink
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
2 deciduous sepals
5 petals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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