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Alkali Alkali

Broom Nailwort


Pink Family : Caryophyllaceae

Latin Name : Paronychia virginica var. scoparia
Longevity : Perennial
Season : Warm
Origin : Native
Value :
Wildlife – fair(cover)
Livestock – poor

Remarks :

Also known as , "Yellow nailwort". Flowers July to November. Adapted to dry gravelly or rocky soils on rock outcrops, hillsides and slopes. Plants of this genus were once used as treatment of a disease known as "Whitlow Disease", which affected the fingernails, causing them to look scaly. This plant will provide some cover to ground nesting birds.

Source: USDA-NRCS

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