Awnpetal Meadowbeauty (Rhexia aristosa)


Rhexia Aristosa, or more commonly know as Awnpetal Meadowbeauty, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Rhexia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Rhexia Aristosa or Awnpetal Meadowbeauty's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, New Jersey, South Carolina and Virginia.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Rhexia
  • Family: Melastomataceae
  • Order: Myrtales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: NC (T) NJ (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: NC (awned meadow-beauty) NJ (awned meadow-beauty)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 2(OBL)

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