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Phemeranthus parviflorus (Nuttall) Kiger. Small-flowered Rock-pink, Prairie Rock-pink. Phen: Apr-Sep. Hab: Acidic glades and ledges. Dist: MN, SD, and WY south to w. LA, s. TX, NM, AZ, and Mexico (CHH, COA, DGO, JAL, NLE, SON, ZAC); disjunct east of the Mississippi River in c. AL (Chilton and Coosa counties).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: The AL populations, substantially disjunct from the rest of the species' distribution and alleged to have morphological differences (stigmas 3 or at least strongly 3-lobed vs. single and capitate, smaller flowers and more elongate stems), need additional and modern study; Murdy & Carter (1985) considered them to be conspecific with Phemeranthus parviflorus.

Other Comments: A diploid species.

Synonymy: = Ar, FNA4, Il, K3, K4, Mex, Kiger (2001); = Talinum parviflorum Nutt. – C, F, G, GrPl, K1, NcTx, S13, Tx, Murdy & Carter (1985), Murdy & Carter (2001), Wilson (1932); > Talinum appalachianum W.Wolf – Ware (1967); > Talinum parviflorum Nutt. – Ware (1967)

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