Marshallia grandiflora Beadle & F.E. Boynt.
Monongahela Barbara's Buttons, Large-flowered Marshallia
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: MAGR7
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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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
DistributionUSA: KY , NC , PA , TN , WV
Native Distribution: Uplands of PA & KY to NC & 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
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Delaware Nature Society - Hockessin, DE
BibliographyBibref 1620 - Gardening with Native Plants of the South (Reprint Edition) (2009) Wasowski, S. with A. Wasowski
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Marshallia grandiflora in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Marshallia grandiflora in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2013-09-11
Research By: TWC Staff