Maryland Meadowbeauty Rhexia mariana Linnaeus var. mariana    Synonyms: Dull Meadow-pitchers, Pale Meadowbeauty, Rhexia lanceolata, Rhexia mariana mariana.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Myrtales   >   Family Melastomataceae   >   Genus Rhexia   

Description:

Note the simple, unwinged stem, which is among features that separate it from Virginia Meadowbeauty. Maryland Meadowbeauty flowers also tend to be a paler pinkish color than Virginia Meadowbeauty. Awnpetal Meadowbeauty is listed as occurring in Maryland in literature, but is reported by DNR as being falsely reported to occur.

There are 248 records in the project database.

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Maryland Meadowbeauty blooming in Caroline Co., Maryland (6/26/2010). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Maryland Meadowbeauty in Caroline Co., Maryland (9/8/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Maryland Meadowbeauty in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/28/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Maryland Meadowbeauty blooming in Cecil Co., Maryland (7/29/2011). Photo by Sean McCandless. (MBP list)

Maryland Meadowbeauty in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/3/2016). Photo by Robert Ferraro. (MBP list)

Maryland Meadowbeauty in Caroline Co., Maryland (8/14/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Maryland Meadowbeauty in Caroline Co., Maryland (7/24/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Maryland Meadowbeauty in Caroline Co., Maryland (7/26/2016). Photo by Mac Plant. (MBP list)

Maryland Meadowbeauty in Dorchester Co., Maryland (7/31/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Maryland Meadowbeauty blooming in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/3/2016). Photo by Robert Ferraro. (MBP list)

Maryland Meadowbeauty in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/19/2014). Photo by Fritz Flohr Reynolds. (MBP list)

A Maryland Meadowbeauty at Fort Smallwood, Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/4/2014). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Maryland Meadowbeauty in Caroline Co., Maryland (7/24/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Maryland Meadowbeauty in Caroline Co., Maryland (7/19/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Maryland Meadowbeauty in Caroline Co., Maryland (7/24/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

A Maryland Meadowbeauty at Fort Smallwood, Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/4/2014). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Maryland Meadowbeauty in Dorchester Co., Maryland (10/14/2016). Photo by Kirsten Johnson. (MBP list)

Maryland Meadowbeauty in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/30/1982). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Maryland Meadowbeauty (winter close-up) in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (1/10/2015). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Maryland Meadowbeauty in Charles Co., Maryland (9/21/2018). Photo by Jane Chandler. (MBP list)

Maryland Meadowbeauty in Charles Co., Maryland (9/21/2018). Photo by Jane Chandler. (MBP list)

Maryland Meadowbeauty in Dorchester Co., Maryland (9/2/2019). (c) matt whitbeck, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by matt_whitbeck via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Maryland Meadowbeauty in Wicomico Co., Maryland (7/3/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)


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