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Geocarpon (Earth Fruit; Tiny Tim)

Photo of a geocarpon plant showing stems and foliage

Geocarpon is a minute, inconspicuous plant found almost exclusively on sandstone glade outcrops. Extremely rare, it is a Species of Conservation Concern. It is related to carnations! Efforts are being made to keep this unique plant from disappearing from our state.

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