Wild Florida Photo
Nature Photography by Paul Rebmann
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This small plant is frequent in flatwoods, bogs and savannas thoughout much of Florida and is also found in Georgia and Mississippi.
The stem is square, smooth, unbranched, often prostrate and up to 35 cm (14 in.) tall. Opposite ovate leaves are smooth and three viened with hairs along the margins. One of two Rhexia species with pink or purple flowers and short, straight anthers. R. nuttallii having many glandular hairs on the floral tubes and urns. The hypanthium of R. petiolata is glabrous and the lower leaf surface is hairy.
Other species of the Rhexia genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
View Rhexia mariana - MARYLAND MEADOWBEAUTY
View Rhexia parviflora - WHITE MEADOWBEAUTY
View Rhexia alifanus - SAVANNAH MEADOWBEAUTY
View Rhexia petiolata - FRINGED MEADOWBEAUTY
View Rhexia virginica - HANDSOME HARRY
View Rhexia cubensis - WEST INDIAN MEADOWBEAUTY