Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Rhexia Linnaeus. Meadow-beauty.

Contributed by Richard J. LeBlond

Key to Rhexia

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.

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