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Rhexia mariana var. mariana

Maryland Meadow-beauty, Dull Meadow-beauty, Pale Meadow-beauty

Scientific Name:

Rhexia mariana var. mariana

Genus:

Rhexia

Species Epithet:

mariana

Common Name:

Maryland Meadow-beauty, Dull Meadow-beauty, Pale Meadow-beauty

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Melastomataceae (Melastome Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Pink

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist, Wet

Bloom Time:

May, June, July, August, September, October

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Pine flatwoods, wet meadows, bog margins, ditches, wet roadsides, often weedy. Common throughout the state.

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

State Rank:

S5: Secure (*Key)

Global Rank:

G_T_: Subspecies or Variety Rank (add status to NOTES section) (*Key)

Notes:

Aggressive spreader. Global rank is G5T5 (main species and variety are secure).

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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