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Location: Newton County, Arkansas
Month of Photograph: June
Distribution Map: Petrorhagia prolifera - Distribution Map Spacer
USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (, 16 January 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA. Spacer Guests can be assured that there is established evidence that this plant has been found in all of the green filled counties of Arkansas. However, the white filled counties should not be interpreted as counties in which this plant does not grow. They should instead be interpreted as counties which lack officially sanction evidence of the plants presence there.

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Flower -- Lateral View

Petrorhagia prolifera - Flower Lateral View "
Not all images on this page were photographed on the same day or at the same location. The precise location and date that specific photographs were taken can be obtained by email.
The USDA's Plants Database does not show this species as occurring in Newton County, Arkansas. However, the images on this page were taken near Boxley (Newton County) on Hwy 21 at the Buffalo River bridge.
Petrorhagia prolifera  - Stem and Leaves Stem and Leaves

For additional images of this species and some textual description see the Encyclopedia of Life.

Go Botany has some helpful images and sketches. While you are checking out this species at their site be sure to check out their simple key. This can be helpful identifying plants and is also a great learning site.

Petrorhagia prolifera - Stem and Leaves Stem and Leaves
Flower, lateral view
Petrorhagia prolifera - Flower Lateral View

Flower, frontal view
Petrorhagia prolifera - Flower Frontal View