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Marshallia grandiflora

Marshallia grandiflora Beadle & F.E. Boynt.

Monongahela Barbara's buttons, Large-flowered marshallia

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: MAGR7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: KY , NC , PA , TN , WV
Native Distribution: Uplands of PA & KY to NC & TN
Native Habitat: Moist river banks & open woods

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Moist to drier soils.
Conditions Comments: Sometimes self-sows.

Propagation

Description: Propagated easily from seed.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Suppliers Directory

According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:

Edge of the Woods Native Plant Nursery - Orefield, PA
Sunshine Farm & Gardens - Renick, WV
American Native Nursery - Quakertown, PA

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Delaware Nature Society - Hockessin, DE

Bibliography

Bibref 1620 - Gardening with Native Plants of the South (Reprint Edition) (2009) Wasowski, S. with A. Wasowski

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Marshallia grandiflora in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Marshallia grandiflora in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Marshallia grandiflora

Metadata

Record Modified: 2013-09-11
Research By: TWC Staff

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