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Common Name: Orange Flameflower
Talinum aurantiacum is a perennial plant that can grow up to 0.40 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
South-western N. America - western Texas to southern Arizona and northern Mexico.
Washes, ravines, flats, dunes, slopes, benches, bluffs, ledges, often in grassland, scrub, or chaparral, sometimes by roads or other disturbed sites, in sandy, gravelly, and rocky soils; 0-2100 m[
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]. The roots are woody, tuberous[