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Plant Details

Phemeranthus piedmontanus [Split from Phemeranthus mengesii, Talinum mengesii]

Piedmont Rock-pink, Piedmont Fameflower

Scientific Name:

Phemeranthus piedmontanus [Split from Phemeranthus mengesii, Talinum mengesii]

Common Name:

Piedmont Rock-pink, Piedmont Fameflower

Plant Family

Montiaceae (Montia Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

Pink

Size in Feet:

.4

Light:

Sun

Soil Moisture:

Xeric(*)

Bloom Time:

August

Bloom Area:

Piedmont

Habitat Description:

“In periodic seepage on mafic or ultramafic rocks….This taxon was discovered at a diabase glade in Granville County, NC and ultramafic barrens in Franklin County, VA.” (Weakley 2015). Rare in NC Piedmont.

State Rank:

S1: Critically imperiled (*)

Global Rank:

G1 - Critically imperiled (*)

State Status:

SR-L: Significantly Rare: Limited (*)

Federal Status:

FSC - Federal Special Concern (*)

Plant

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Bloom

August 2012

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Bloom side view

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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