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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Phemeranthus piedmontanus   FAMILY Montiaceae   Go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Phemeranthus mengesii   FAMILY Portulacaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Phemeranthus mengesii

INCLUDED WITHIN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Talinum mengesii

 

COMMON NAME:
Piedmont Rock-pink, Piedmont Fameflower


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image of Phemeranthus piedmontanus, Piedmont Rock-pink, Piedmont Fameflower

Maggie Whitson    bas_p_piedmontanus1

August    Granville County    NC

Stigma subcapitate; stamens 25-42; of mafic and ultramafic rocks, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Phemeranthus piedmontanus   FAMILY Montiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Phemeranthus mengesii   FAMILY Portulacaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Phemeranthus mengesii

INCLUDED WITHIN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Talinum mengesii

 

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3644

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Rare

Habitat: In periodic seepage on mafic or ultramafic rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pink
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
2 deciduous sepals
5 petals
25-42 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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