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Nature Photography by Paul Rebmann
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A frequent small herb of savannas, flatwoods, bogs and coastal swales in the northern counties and south into the central Florida peninsula. The range extends throughout the southeastern coastal states from Texas to Maryland.
Fringed meadowbeauty is one of two Rhexia species with pink flowers and short anthers. R. petiolata has distinctly ciliate, ovate leaves that are hairy on the underside and glabrous floral tubes and urns. Compare this with R. nuttallii.
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 nuttallii - NUTTALL'S MEADOWBEAUTY
View Rhexia virginica - HANDSOME HARRY
View Rhexia cubensis - WEST INDIAN MEADOWBEAUTY