Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3140

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare in GA

Look for it in pine flatwoods, bogs, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
Rose-pink
Bisexual
4-merous
4 petals
8 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhexia nuttallii   FAMILY Melastomataceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Nuttall's Meadowbeauty