Phemeranthus calcaricus

ClassificationDicots
FamilyMontiaceae
Family (Traditional)Portulacaceae
GenusPhemeranthus
Species:Phemeranthus calcaricus (Ware) Kiger
Common NameLimestone Fameflower
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: GILES; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Xeric; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Arrangement: subopposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Type: succulent; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Purple; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 9
StatusNative
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Logan (KY), Simpson (KY), Davidson (TN), Giles (TN), Hamilton (TN), Lincoln (TN), Marshall (TN), Maury (TN), Rutherford (TN), Trousdale (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1988 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0091413 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Phemeranthus calcaricus
TENN-V-0091411 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Phemeranthus calcaricus
TENN-V-0091406 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Phemeranthus calcaricus
TENN-V-0091404 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Phemeranthus calcaricus
TENN-V-0091412 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Phemeranthus calcaricus
TENN-V-0091410 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Phemeranthus calcaricus
TENN-V-0091408 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Phemeranthus calcaricus
APSC0113342 Simpson Kentucky 30 May 1990 Kenneth Nicely
APSC
Phemeranthus calcaricus
APSC0045781 Lincoln Tennessee
APSC
Phemeranthus calcaricus
APSC0119817 Maury Tennessee
APSC
Phemeranthus calcaricus
APSC0086727 Simpson Kentucky 28 Apr 1989
APSC
Phemeranthus calcaricus
APSC0079982 Simpson Kentucky 11 Aug 1988 John Macgregor
APSC
Phemeranthus calcaricus
APSC0045782 Maury Tennessee 30 Jul 2005 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Phemeranthus calcaricus
APSC0113341 Simpson Kentucky 27 Jun 1988 Marc Evans
APSC
Phemeranthus calcaricus
TENN-V-0091403 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Phemeranthus calcaricus
TENN-V-0091405 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Phemeranthus calcaricus
TENN-V-0091415 Trousdale Tennessee
TENN
Phemeranthus calcaricus
TENN-V-0091414 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Phemeranthus calcaricus
TENN-V-0091407 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Phemeranthus calcaricus
TENN-V-0091409 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Phemeranthus calcaricus
APSC0055003 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Phemeranthus calcaricus
APSC0006930 Giles Tennessee 21 Jul 2002 Dwayne Estes
03703
APSC
Phemeranthus  calcaricus 
APSC0006928 Maury Tennessee 11 Jun 1998 Dwayne Estes
00219
APSC
Phemeranthus calcaricus
APSC0089070 Logan Kentucky 23 May 2017 Mason Brock
APSC
Phemeranthus calcaricus
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Plant Photos

Phemeranthus calcaricus - Ashley B. Morris
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Ashley B. Morris
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Ashley B. Morris
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Ashley B. Morris
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Ashley B. Morris
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Ashley B. Morris
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Ashley B. Morris
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Ashley B. Morris
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Ashley B. Morris
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Ashley B. Morris
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Joey Shaw
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Joey Shaw
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Joey Shaw
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Joey Shaw
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Joey Shaw
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Joey Shaw
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Milo Pyne
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Milo Pyne
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Milo Pyne
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Milo Pyne
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Sunny Fleming
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Sunny Fleming
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Tara Littlefield
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Tara Littlefield
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Tara Littlefield
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Tara Littlefield
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Margie Hunter
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Margie Hunter
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Margie Hunter
Phemeranthus calcaricus - Margie Hunter