Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales
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Read how taxonomy affects conservation decision-making from Alan Weakley and the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society.
Read more about Piedmont Rock-pink at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
INCLUDED WITHIN Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Piedmont Rock-pink, Piedmont Fameflower
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Maggie Whitson bas_p_piedmontanus1
August Granville County NC
Stigma subcapitate; stamens 25-42; of mafic and ultramafic rocks, per Weakley's Flora (2015).
Flora of North America
Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Native to North Carolina
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2 deciduous sepals
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