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Phemeranthus   brevifolius (Torr.) Hershk.   
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FamilyMONTIACEAE
Genus species var.Phemeranthus  brevifolius (Torr.) Hershk. 
SynonymsTalinum brevifolium Torr. (basionym)
 Talinum brachypodum S.Watson
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.ArizonaNew MexicoUtah
dry rocks and scree
Altitude1500-2200m
Description leaves minute, succulent, subterete, 10-15mm long, crowded on densely interlaced, short stems, flowers with a bunch of golden yellow anthers, 2-3cm across, stigmas 3
Size1-2cm
Colorrose, lavender, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings in summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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