Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3056

Forb
Perennial?

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in pine savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite & basal
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Summer
Medium to deep pink with a yellow eye
Radially symmetrical
10-lobed calyx
8-12 lobed rotate corolla

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Sabatia gentianoides   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sabatia gentianoides   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 155-01-011:
Sabatia gentianoides   FAMILY Gentianaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Pinewoods Rose-gentian, Pinewoods Rose-pink


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image of Sabatia gentianoides, Pinewoods Rose-gentian, Pinewoods Rose-pink

Andy Walker    bas_sgentianoides1_walker

August    Onslow County    NC

Flowers in a headlike cluster (vs. other Coastal Plain Sabatia's solitary), per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

image of Sabatia gentianoides, Pinewoods Rose-gentian, Pinewoods Rose-pink

Andy Walker    bas_sgentianoides1walkerb

August    Onslow County    NC

A group of 1-5 flowers, sessile or subsessile. Linear bracts exceed corolla, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.