Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1214

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in pine flatwoods, wet meadows, bog margins, ditches, wet roadsides, often weedy, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Pale pink
Bisexual
4-merous
4 petals
8 stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Myrtales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Rhexia mariana var. mariana   FAMILY Melastomataceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhexia mariana var. mariana   FAMILY Melastomataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 136-01-006a:
Rhexia mariana var. mariana   FAMILY Melastomataceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Pale Meadowbeauty, Maryland Meadowbeauty, Dull Meadowbeauty