Rhexia mariana Linnaeus var. exalbida Michaux. Phen: Jun-Sep. Hab: Wet pine flatwoods and savannas, wet meadows, ditches, and wet roadsides. Dist: NC south to FL and west to e. TX.
ID notes: The white flowers and linear leaves are diagnostic.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: Reported to merge into R. mariana var. mariana from FL westward, but var. exalbida appears quite distinct at species rank.
Synonymy: = FNA10, RAB, Tx; = Rhexia lanceolata Walter – S; < Rhexia mariana L. – Fl4, WH3; < Rhexia mariana L. var. mariana – GW2, K1, K3, K4, Kral & Bostick (1969)