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Geocarpon minimum

Geocarpon minimum Mack.

Tiny Tim, Tinytim

Caryophyllaceae (Pink family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 2 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr


USA: AR , LA , MO , TX
Native Habitat: Sandstone glades and alkali barrens.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q1WK
Status: Threatened
Historic Range: U.S.A. (AR, LA, MO)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Geocarpon minimum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Geocarpon minimum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Geocarpon minimum


Record Modified: 2020-10-28
Research By: CBR

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