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Rhexia nuttallii

Rhexia nuttallii C.W. James

Nuttall's Meadow-beauty, Nuttall's Meadowbeauty

Melastomataceae (Melastome family)

Synonym(s): Rhexia serrulata

USDA Symbol: RHNU2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 14 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov


Native Habitat: Wet pinelands, moist depressions, mesic flatwoods, pond margins.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FACW
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.

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-12-14
Research By: CBR

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