Indian Pink Spigelia marilandica
Strychnine family — Loganaceae
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The roving plant-lover is lucky indeed to stumble upon the Indian pink in its native haunts, where it is a rather infrequent denizen of rich woods in East Texas. The striking flowers, red without and yellowish within, are about one and a half inches long and appear from late spring through fall. It is also cultivated.
Dried Specimens: (click for larger view)
Flowering Months: May, June, July, August, September, October
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