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 cubensis   FAMILY Melastomataceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhexia cubensis   FAMILY Melastomataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Rhexia cubensis

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)
Rhexia cubensis

 

COMMON NAME:
West Indies Meadowbeauty


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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhexia cubensis   FAMILY Melastomataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Rhexia cubensis

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)
Rhexia cubensis

 

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3139

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon in GA Coastal Plain, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

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

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pink/ Purplish
Bisexual
4-merous
4 petals
8 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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