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Phemeranthus   calcaricus (S.Ware) Kiger   
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FamilyMONTIACEAE
Genus species var.Phemeranthus  calcaricus (S.Ware) Kiger 
SynonymsTalinum calcaricum S.Ware (basionym)
Territory South-Central U.S.A.Southeastern U.S.A.AlabamaArkansasKentuckyTennesseeTexas
rocks
Altitude100-400m
Description leaves sessile, terete, to 5cm, inflorescence cymose, sepals persistent, ovate, petals elliptic to obovate, 8-10mm long, stigma 1, distinctly trilobate
Size10-25cm
Colorpinkish purple
Bloomspring, summer
Ca+
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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