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Rhexia alifanus

Rhexia alifanus Walter

Savanna Meadow Beauty

Melastomataceae (Melastome Family)

USDA Symbol: RHAL4

Rhexia alifanus (Savanna meadow beauty) #46471

Image Information

Photographer: Stuart, Will
City: Supply
County: Brunswick
State: NC
Location Notes: Green Swamp Preserve
Accession date: 2015-10-21
Filename: WCS_IMG0034.JPG
Slide Index: RHAL4001
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Landscape
Shot: Close-up of a flower. Photographer's note: "The blossoms of Rhexia alifanus are showy. Per Bruce Sorrie, petals are oblique lengthwise with one half larger than the other. This species of Rhexia is tall, up to 1m, and very showy, although the clusters of blossoms tend to point in every direction at once. Rhexia alifanus has bluish-green, opposite, 4-ranked, large (for a Rhexia) leaves, 5-7 cm long."
Date Taken: 2013-08-13
NPIN Image Id: 46471

Image Verification

This image has been verified.
By: Joseph A. Marcus
Date: 2015-10-20

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