Edge of the Prairiethe sand prairies and savannas of the Chicago region

    Rhexia virginica
    Meadow Beauty

This small flower produces vivid displays in sunny black sand depressions in late July and early August.

Rhexia virginica

This photograph simply doesn't do justice to this bright little forb, and we hope to replace it with a better one in the near future.


Rhexia virginica (Virginia meadow beauty): from Flora of Muskoka. Photo by T. A. Dickinson

Rhexia virginica - Meadow Beauty - Handsome Harry: from Wildflower Nirvana.

Rhexia virginica: from the hort.net photo gallery.

Rhexia virginica: from the Connecticut Botanical Society.



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