Melastomataceae - melastoma family
Mount Desert Island is home to 1 species in 1 genus. Click on a link below or scroll down for more information.
Rhexia (1 species)
Rhexia virginica - Virginia meadow-beauty (uncommon [see note 1 at bottom of page])
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Rhexia virginica (Virginia meadow-beauty) [information to be added]
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1. Frequency designations are from the paper “Vascular flora of the Acadia National Park region, Maine” by Craig W. Greene, Linda L. Gregory, Glen H. Mittelhauser, Sally C. Rooney, and Jill E. Weber, published in the spring 2005 issue (vol. 107, No. 930) of Rhodora: Journal of the New England Botanical Club.