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Plant Details

Spigelia marilandica

Indian Pink, Woodland Pinkroot, Pinkroot, Wormgrass

Scientific Name:

Spigelia marilandica

Common Name:

Indian Pink, Woodland Pinkroot, Pinkroot, Wormgrass

Plant Family

Loganiaceae (Strychnine Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

Red & Yellow

Size in Feet:

2

Light:

Part -Sun

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

May - June

Bloom Area:

Mountains, Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Woodlands and forests, usually on circumneutral soils. Rare in NC Mountains.

State Rank:

S1: Critically imperiled (*)

Global Rank:

G4 - Apparently Secure (*)

State Status:

T: Threatened (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

Hummingbird Food!

Plant

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Montrose Garden
May 09

Leaves

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May 09

Buds

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Blooms

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Bloom

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Seeds Forming Late May

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

NCSU Plants
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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