Rhexia aristosa Britton
Awnpetal Meadow Beauty, Awn-petal Meadow Beauty
Melastomataceae (Melastome Family)
USDA Symbol: RHAR
Rhexia aristosa has very narrow, three-ribbed, unstalked leaves and sharp-pointed petals. It is found in pine barrens from New Jersey southward.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink
DistributionUSA: AL , DE , GA , MD , NC , NJ , SC , VA
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:
Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE
From the ArchiveWildflower Newsletter 1985 VOL. 2, NO.3 - Greenhouse Assists Research, Wild color on the Hills, Director's Report, Clearin...
Wildflower Newsletter 1993 VOL. 10, NO.6 - Saving Trees and Plants at New Center Site a Big Job, Director's Report, Wildflo...
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Rhexia aristosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Rhexia aristosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Rhexia aristosa
MetadataRecord Modified: 2017-11-15
Research By: SET