Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Phemeranthus brevifolius (Torrey) Hershkovitz
Talinum brevifolium Torrey
Talinum brachypodum S. Watson
Phemeranthus brevifolius has a striking purple flower and leaves that are terete (round in cross section.) It is found at lower elevation on rocky slopes in the Gila.
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Phemeranthus brevifolius, photo Rod Rees, Hell's Half Acre, October 1, 2011
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