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Rhexia cubensis (West indian meadow beauty)
Smith, R.W.

Rhexia cubensis

Rhexia cubensis Griseb.

West Indian Meadow Beauty

Melastomataceae (Melastome Family)


USDA Symbol: RHCU4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC

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.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Rhexia cubensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Rhexia cubensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Rhexia cubensis


Record Modified: 2017-11-15
Research By: TWC Staff

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