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Marshallia tenuifolia [=Marshallia graminifolia var. cynanthera ]

Narrowleaf Barbara's-buttons, Slim-leaf Barbara's-buttons

Scientific Name:

Marshallia tenuifolia [=Marshallia graminifolia var. cynanthera ]

Genus:

Marshallia

Species Epithet:

tenuifolia

Common Name:

Narrowleaf Barbara's-buttons, Slim-leaf Barbara's-buttons

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

S.E. Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Bloom Color(s):

Pink

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Wet

Habitat Description:

Pine savannas. A SE native-E. GA south to c. peninsular FL, west to e. TX

Leaf Retention:

Evergreen

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

State Rank:

(*Key)

Global Rank:

G4 - Apparently Secure, G_T_: Subspecies or Variety Rank (add status to NOTES section) (*Key)

State Status:

(*Key)

Notes:

Global Rank subspecific taxon is apparently secure G4T4.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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