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Rhexia mariana L.
Pale meadowbeauty, Maryland meadowbeauty

Rhexia mariana
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Melastomataceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Other data on Rhexia mariana available from :

Rhexia mariana has been found in the following 28 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Danforth Recorded as Present in Error
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Native
Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Koreshan State Historic Site Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Nicodemus Slough Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area - FWC, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Pal-Mar Natural Area Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Rocky Point Hammock Recorded as Present in Error
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Rhexia mariana has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native

Rhexia mariana has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Wetland
Mesic Flatwoods
Wet Flatwoods

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Rhexia mariana
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Rhexia mariana
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley