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Marshallia grandiflora Beadle & F.E. Boynt.
Monongahela Barbara's buttons, Large-flowered marshallia
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.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
, WV Native Distribution:
Uplands of PA
& TN Native Habitat:
Moist river banks & open woods
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
National Wetland Indicator Status
|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 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
Record Last Modified: 2013-09-11
Research By: TWC Staff