Melastomataceae - melastoma family
Sole species that grows without cultivation on Mount Desert Island

compiled by the
Champlain Project - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 4 April 2017)


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])






Rhexia (meadow-beauty)
[information to be added]

Rhexia virginica (Virginia meadow-beauty) [information to be added]
      
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Note:
   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.