Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3436

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare

Look for it in seasonally exposed drawdown banks of the Waccamaw River, in adjacent ditches and disturbed flats, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Summer
Pink with a yellow eye sometimes bordered in red
Radially symmetrical
9-12 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 kennedyana   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sabatia kennedyana   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 155-01-010c:
Sabatia dodecandra var. kennedyana   FAMILY Gentianaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Plymouth Gentian