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Rhexia nashii (Maid marian)
Stuart, Will

Rhexia nashii

Rhexia nashii Small

Maid Marian, Hairy Meadow Beauty, Nash's Meadow Beauty

Melastomataceae (Melastome Family)

Synonym(s): Rhexia mariana var. purpurea


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Varies from less than 1 foot to 5 feet in height.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Violet
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: Flowers pink to rose-pink to pink-lavender.


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

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FACW OBL
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 nashii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Rhexia nashii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Rhexia nashii


Record Modified: 2017-12-20
Research By: JAM

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