Rhexia nashii Small

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Rhexia nashii Small

  • Description

    Species Description - Like a large-fld form of no. 5 [Rhexia mariana L.], the hypanthium (9)10–15(–20) mm at maturity, the pet mostly dull lavender to rose-purple and 18–25 mm; anthers 8–11 mm; rhizomes sometimes tuberiferous; stems sometimes to 15 dm; hypanthium commonly with some bristles around the rim, otherwise glabrous or nearly so; pet with some glandular bristles on the back; 2n=44, 66. In wetter sites than no. 5; coastal plain from se. Va. to Fla. and La. (R. mariana var. purpurea) Intergrades with no. 5.

  • Common Names

    Nash's meadow-pitchers