OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Sabatia brachiata   FAMILY Gentianaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sabatia brachiata   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 155-01-004:
Sabatia brachiata   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sabbatia brachiata

 

COMMON NAME:
Narrowleaf Rose-pink, Narrowleaf Rose-gentian, Narrowleaf Sabatia


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image of Sabatia brachiata, Narrowleaf Rose-pink, Narrowleaf Rose-gentian, Narrowleaf Sabatia

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_sabr9_001_lvd

        

image of Sabatia brachiata, Narrowleaf Rose-pink, Narrowleaf Rose-gentian, Narrowleaf Sabatia

Will Stuart    wilsbrachiata_180627_2514

June    Chesterfield County    SC

Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge

Flowers at ends of branches forming a more or less cylindrical inflorescence, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

image of Sabatia brachiata, Narrowleaf Rose-pink, Narrowleaf Rose-gentian, Narrowleaf Sabatia

Will Stuart    wilsbrachiata_180627_2518

June    Chesterfield County    SC

Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge

image of Sabatia brachiata, Narrowleaf Rose-pink, Narrowleaf Rose-gentian, Narrowleaf Sabatia

Will Stuart    wilsbrachiata_180701_0318

July    Chesterfield County    SC

Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge

Basal rosette leaves present during flowering; stems generally not winged, per Gentians of the Eastern US.

image of Sabatia brachiata, Narrowleaf Rose-pink, Narrowleaf Rose-gentian, Narrowleaf Sabatia

Will Stuart    wilsbrachiata_180701_0352

July    Chesterfield County    SC

Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge

Petals pink to rosy pink (occasionally white) w yellow bases outlined in red, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Sabatia brachiata   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sabatia brachiata   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 155-01-004:
Sabatia brachiata   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sabbatia brachiata

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3044

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon in Coastal Plain, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Habitat: Mesic pinelands, longleaf pine sandhills, pine savannas, pine flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves sessile
Margins entire

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Pink to darker rose (rarely white), with a yellow eye bordered in red
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed rotate corolla
5 stamens, fused to corolla

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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