Adaptation to Substrate in Rock Outcrop Plants: Interior Highlands Talinum (Portulacaceae)

@inproceedings{Reinhard1989AdaptationTS,
  title={Adaptation to Substrate in Rock Outcrop Plants: Interior Highlands Talinum (Portulacaceae)},
  author={Richard T. Reinhard and Stewart Ware},
  year={1989}
}
Talinum calycinum Engelm. (Portulacaceae) and T. parviflorum Nutt. are small succulent-leaved perennial herbs of very shallow soils of rock outcrops in the Interior Highlands (Ozarks and Quachitas), United States. The first species has been considered substrate indifferent, occurring on a variety of outcrops but only rarely on limestone; the second also occurs on a variety of outcrops, but not on limestone. Populations of T. parviflorum from sandstone outcrops grown experimentally on native and… CONTINUE READING