purple wildflower

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  1. hanna

    hanna Active Member

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    Please help with id

    location: wasteland, Central Arkansas

    location: sunny, heavy clay

    flowers: purple

    blooming: first noticed June, July

    thanks
     

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  2. tipularia

    tipularia Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    meadowbeauty, Rhexia sp.
     
  3. Jami

    Jami New Member

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    I'm not an expert in any sense but could this be a Rhexia Mariana? I am attaching a comparison picture to view. This is an interesting flower because most have 5 petals. It reminds me of a Clematis or something in the buttercup family as well. A real head scratcher!
     

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  4. hanna

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    thanks for the replies - and your id of meadow beauty-
     
  5. Jami

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    Your welcome, I hope it turns out to be right !
     

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