OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhexia cubensis   FAMILY Melastomataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 136-01-005:
Rhexia cubensis   FAMILY Melastomataceae

 

COMMON NAME:
West Indies Meadowbeauty


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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhexia cubensis   FAMILY Melastomataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 136-01-005:
Rhexia cubensis   FAMILY Melastomataceae

 

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3139

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in NC)

Look for it in limesink ponds (dolines), per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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