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Panhandle Meadowbeauty (Rhexia salicifolia)

  • Global Rank: G3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Melastomataceae
  • State: AL, FL, GA
  • Nature Serve ID: 147216
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Panhandle Meadowbeauty (Rhexia salicifolia) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Panhandle Meadowbeauty can be found in Alabama, Florida, Georgia

Which CPC Partners conserve Panhandle Meadowbeauty (Rhexia salicifolia)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

Tina Stanley
  • 05/11/2023
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

According to a March 2023 extract of the Florida Plant Rescue Database, Bok Tower Gardens holds 1 accessions of Rhexia salicifolia totalling approximately 2800 seeds.

Nature Serve Biotics
  • 05/02/2017

Scattered about the western and central Florida panhandle and adjacent Alabama. In 2007, it was also found at one site in Georgia. Disturbance from recreational use of lakes and ponds, clearcutting, and residential development is having a severe impact on this species.

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Taxon Rhexia salicifolia
Authority Kral & Bostick
Family Melastomataceae
CPC Number 3730
ITIS 27694
Duration Perennial
Common Names Panhandle Meadowbeauty
Associated Scientific Names Rhexia salicifolia
State Rank
State State Rank
Alabama S1
Florida S2
Georgia S1
Ecological Relationships


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