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Talinum paniculatum

Pink Babys-breath, Jewels of Opar

Life form2, 3: forb, perennial or subshrub
Habitat: rocky slopes, mountains
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf shape3: elliptic
leaf surface3: smooth
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: pink or magenta
Flowering period2: Jul. to Sept.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Talinaceae (talinum family)
Status: rare
Location where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

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