Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Myrtales
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Read more about West Indies Meadowbeauty at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 136-01-005:
Rhexia cubensis FAMILY Melastomataceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
West Indies Meadowbeauty
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Flora of North America
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Habitat: Limesink ponds (dolines). Drawdown zones of depression ponds such as Carolina bays or limesink ponds (dolines), Pond-cypress savannas and depression meadows; farther south (especially in FL) in wet pine flatwoods, dome swamps, hammock edges, pond and lake margins, pine savannas, ditches, and moist roadsides, per Weakley's Flora
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Uncommon in GA Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)
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TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers (Nelson, 2006) p094
- Guide to the Wildflowers of SC, 2nd ed. (McMillan, Porcher, Rayner, & White; 2022) p401
- Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia (Chafin, 2007) p295
- Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast (Cotterman, Waitt, & Weakley, 2019) p354
- Wildflowers of the Eastern United States (Duncan & Duncan, 1999) p055
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