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Phemeranthus calcaricus (Limestone fameflower)
Wallace, George

Phemeranthus calcaricus

Phemeranthus calcaricus (Ware) Kiger

Limestone Fameflower

Portulacaceae (Purslane Family)

Synonym(s): Talinum calcaricum

USDA Symbol: PHCA47

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 10 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AL , AR , KY , TN , TX

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-03-01
Research By: CBR

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