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Marshallia grandiflora Beadle & F.E. Boynt.
Large-flowered marshallia, Monongahela Barbara's buttons
USDA Symbol: MAGR7
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
A dense rosette of glossy, deep-green, narrowly oval leaves subtends a sturdy, 1-2 ft. flowering stalk. The large, soft flowering heads are made up of densely packed, rosey-pink tubular flowers with coordinating purple stamens.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
KY , NC , PA , TN , WV Native Distribution:
Uplands of PA & KY to NC & TN Native Habitat:
Moist river banks & open woods USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Moist to drier soils.
Conditions Comments: Sometimes self-sows.
PropagationDescription: Propagated easily from seed.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Delaware Nature Society
- Hockessin, DE
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff