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spiny fameflower
Phemeranthus spinescens
Phemeranthus spinescens
spiny fameflower Claytonia/Lewisia
Phemeranthus spinescens Montiaceae
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common names
  spiny fameflower
  spinescent fameflower
accepted scientific name
  Phemeranthus spinescens (Torr.) Hershk.
rules for finding collection records
  Phemeranthus spinescens (51)
  Talinum spinescens (22)
family name
  Montiaceae
Image Author: ©2006 Paul Slichter
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.6 to 0.8 inches
Leaf: Basal
Plant Observed last week of April thru end of August

Plant Showiness (54%)
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