OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sabatia quadrangula   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 155-01-002:
Sabatia quadrangula   FAMILY Gentianaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Four-angle Sabatia, Four-angle Rose-gentian


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image of Sabatia quadrangula, Four-angle Sabatia, Four-angle Rose-gentian

JK Marlow    jkm100707_016

July    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Corolla lobes usually pure white, rarely with a patch of yellow at base, per Gentians of the Eastern US.

image of Sabatia quadrangula, Four-angle Sabatia, Four-angle Rose-gentian

JK Marlow    jkm100707_019

July    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Corolla lobes oblong or spatulate, usually with obtuse tips, per Gentians of the Eastern US.

image of Sabatia quadrangula, Four-angle Sabatia, Four-angle Rose-gentian

JK Marlow    jkm100707_023

July    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Stem strongly quadrate in cross-section and strikingly winged on the angles, per Gentians of the Eastern US.

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sabatia quadrangula   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 155-01-002:
Sabatia quadrangula   FAMILY Gentianaceae

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3529

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon (rare in Mountains)

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, moist forests, pocosin ecotones, seepages, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite, sometimes basal
Leaves sessile
Margins entire

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White (rarely with a yellow eye)
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed rotate corolla
5 stamens, fused to corolla

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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