Spigelia marilandica

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Woodland pinkroot
Spigelia marilandica - woodland pinkroot - desc-flowers 3.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Loganiaceae
Genus: Spigelia
Species:
S. marilandica
Binomial name
Spigelia marilandica
(L.) L.
Spigelia marilandica in the USA.svg
US distribution by state of Spigelia marilandica

Spigelia marilandica, the woodland pinkroot[1] or Indian pink, is a perennial wildflower in the Loganiaceae family that is used as ornamental plant. It flowers in June and tends to be found low moist woods, ravines, or streambanks in partial or full shade. It will grow 30–61 cm (1–2 ft) high with a spread of 15–46 cm (0.5–1.5 ft).

Indian pink

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Spigelia marilandica". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 25 November 2015.