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Queen of the Prairie

Filipendula rubra

Description:

Tall (4-6 ft) pink flowering member of the Rose family that grows in Wet Prairies and Fens. The inflorescence occurs on a long naked stalk, consisting of a panicle of pink buds and flowers about 5-8" across. Each flower is about 1/3" across, consisting of 5 pink petals and numerous long white stamens with pink anthers.

Habitat:

Moist to wet prairies and fens

Notes:

Seen in Holden Wildflower Garden, Prairie Garden area, The Holden Arboretum, Lake County, Kirtland, OH

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Brian Parsons
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Brian Parsons

Kirtland, Ohio, USA

Spotted on Jul 9, 2012
Submitted on Jul 14, 2012

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