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Rhexia alifanus

Rhexia alifanus Walter

Savanna Meadow Beauty

Melastomataceae (Melastome Family)

USDA Symbol: RHAL4

Rhexia alifanus (Savanna meadow beauty) #46473

Image Information

Photographer: Stuart, Will
City: McBee
County: Chesterfield
State: SC
Location Notes: Carolina Sandhills NWR
Accession date: 2015-10-21
Filename: WCS_IMG0036.JPG
Slide Index: RHAL4003
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Portrait
Shot: Close-up of a stem and leaves. Photographer's note: "The leaves of Rhexia alifanus are bluish-green, sessile, oppoisite, and 4-ranked. 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: 2011-07-05
NPIN Image Id: 46473

Image Verification

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

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