OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Rhexia nashii   FAMILY Melastomataceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhexia nashii   FAMILY Melastomataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Rhexia nashii

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 136-01-006c:
Rhexia mariana var. purpurea   FAMILY Melastomataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Rhexia nashii

 

COMMON NAME:
Hairy Meadowbeauty, Maid Marian, Nash's Meadowbeauty


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image of Rhexia nashii, Hairy Meadowbeauty, Maid Marian, Nash's Meadowbeauty

Alistair Glen    gwn_rhexianashii

September    Pender County    NC

image of Rhexia nashii, Hairy Meadowbeauty, Maid Marian, Nash's Meadowbeauty

Will Stuart    wil_rnashii_0912_170

September    Richmond County    NC

North Carolina Sandhills Gamelands

This species has glandular hairs on the back side of the petals, per All About South Carolina Wildflowers.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Rhexia nashii   FAMILY Melastomataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhexia nashii   FAMILY Melastomataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Rhexia nashii

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 136-01-006c:
Rhexia mariana var. purpurea   FAMILY Melastomataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Rhexia nashii

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2904

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont)

Habitat: Wet pine flatwoods and savannas; pond shores, bogs, marshes, ditches, wet roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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