CPC Plant Profile: Pinos Altos Mountains Flameflower
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Pinos Altos Mountains Flameflower (Phemeranthus humilis)

Description
  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Montiaceae
  • State: AZ, NM
  • Nature Serve ID: 147532
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 02/25/1988

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Updates
Nature Serve Biotics
  • 05/02/2017

Once a common species, it is now becoming rare. Found in New Mexico and Arizona, with a total of eight element occurrences. One 1988 collection from Chihuahua, Mexico. Possibly at a few additional sites in Mexico, but information is lacking. Some protection afforded to the populations in Coronado and Gila National Forests. Grazing is one of the major threats to this species.

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Nomenclature
Taxon Phemeranthus humilis
Authority (Greene) Kiger
Family Montiaceae
CPC Number 7043
ITIS 847608
USDA PHHU3
Common Names Pinos Altos Mountains Flameflower | Pinos Altos fameflower
Associated Scientific Names Talinum humile | Phemeranthus humilis
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
Arizona S1
New Mexico S2
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Reintroduction
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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