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Digital Herbaria

Phemeranthus aurantiacus

Phemeranthus aurantiacus (Engelm.) Kiger

Orange Flameflower, Flameflower, Fameflower, Talinum

Portulacaceae (Purslane Family)

USDA Symbol: PHAU13
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Talinum auranticum

Orange Flame Flower


Location: N side of Lockhill Rd., 300' W of Oakland Rd.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: In full sun on dry, shallow, poor loamy soil. Among Poaceae that is mowed occasionally.

Description: Perennial to 8'; leaves slightly fleshy, margins recurved; petals five, orange; corolla 1" dia., opening mid-afternoon to sunset. Semi-abundant.

County: Bexar
Collector: Lottie Millsaps
Collection Date: Sept. 9, 1991
Specimen number: 120

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0130
Accession Date: Dec. 16, 1991
Accession Number: 12

Annotations: SCFXB

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