Virginia Meadow Beauty (Rhexia virginica)
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Family: Melastomataceae (Meadow Beauty)
Height: 1 to 2 ft.
Blooms: July to September
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size: 1 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 4 parts
Location: Mon River Trail
Notes: 8 prominent stamens.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.