Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2902

Forb
Perennial

Native: south central US
Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in moist to wet areas, ditches, prairies, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Lavender-rose
Bisexual
4-merous
4 petals
8 stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Rhexia interior   FAMILY Melastomataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhexia mariana var. interior   FAMILY Melastomataceae

LESS THAN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Rhexia interior

 

COMMON NAME:
Maryland meadowbeauty