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Phemeranthus aurantiacus

Orange Flame-flower

Life form2, 3: forb, perennial
Habitat: mountains, rocky slopes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: linear to lanceolate
leaf surface3: smooth
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: orange
Flowering period2: Jul. to Sept.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Montiaceae (miners lettuce family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Portulacaceae (purslane family)
Synonym(s)1: Talinum aurantiacum
Status: locally common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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