Species from eastern North America
Common name: Indian pink
Photographed in Boyle Park, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas
Jackson County, Florida, US
In the Totten Center landscape near the entrance to the herb garden. First flower.
Spigelia marilandica (Indian pink or woodland pinkroot) 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 1 to 2 feet high with a spread of 0.5 to 1.5 feet.