Maryland Meadow Beauty

Maryland Meadow Beauty [Rhexia mariana] found at Creasman Farms, Hendersonville, North Carolina on 5 September 2020.  It’s a member of the Meadow Beauty (Rhexia) family and has “eight conspicuous yellow stamens.”  Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 160-161, states it blooms in summer in low meadows and sandy swamps.

USDA Plants Listing: Rhexia mariana

Maryland Meadow Beauty – 5 September 2020

Maryland Meadow Beauty – 5 September 2020

Maryland Meadow Beauty – 5 September 2020