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Hexastylis shuttleworthii (Britten & Baker f.) Small
Largeflower heartleaf, Shuttleworth's ginger
USDA Symbol: hesh2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Hexastylis shuttleworthii has dark green leaves with whitish green venation, the opposite of its close relative, Hexastylis arifolia.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Purple , Brown
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Soft purplish-brown with purple on the inside.
National Wetland Indicator Status
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, DEMt. Cuba Center
- Hockessin, DE
Record Last Modified: 2013-09-09