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Marshallia grandiflora

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: acid, neutral, average

Height: 1'-2'

Bloom Time: May, June, July, August

Bloom Color: pink

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 6, 7

Additional Tags: colonizing, cut flowers, pond margin plant, stream margin plant

Marshallia grandiflora (Monongahela Barbara's buttons)
  • Marshallia grandiflora (Monongahela Barbara's buttons)
  • Marshallia grandiflora (Monongahela Barbara's buttons)

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Marshallia grandiflora

Also known as:

Monongahela Barbara's buttons


Barbara's buttons


large-flowered marshallia


large-flowered Barbara's buttons

Scientific Synonyms:


Found along streams and open woods. It prefers, moist to dry, well drained soils in filtered light.

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: KY, MD, PA, TN
  • Extirpated: MD


Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae Aster family
Genus Marshallia Barbara's buttons
Species Marshallia grandiflora Monongahela Barbara's buttons