Rhexia Linnaeus. Meadow-beauty.
Contributed by Richard J. LeBlond
A genus of about 13 species, herbs, of North America. Rhexia is the only genus of the Melastomataceae to occur in North America north of s. FL.
ID notes: Measurements of the hypanthium are to the base of the calyx lobes.
Ref: Bounds (1987); Kral & Bostick (1969); Nesom (2012a); Snyder (1996); Wurdack & Kral (1982). Show full citations.