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Phemeranthus  spinescens (Torr.) Hershk.   
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FamilyMONTIACEAE
Genus species var.Phemeranthus  spinescens (Torr.) Hershk. 
SynonymsTalinum spinescens Torr. (basionym)
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.OregonWashington
rocks
Altitude700-1100m
Description glabrous, leaves carnose, green, linear, 15-25mm long, inflorescence 10-25-flowered, lax, ascendent cyme, 2-15cm long, petals broadly elliptic, 7-10mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorbright crimson, pink
Bloomearly summer
Ca+
Typetuft
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
Version 8.0
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