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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sabatia dodecandra var. foliosa   FAMILY Gentianaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 155-01-010a?:
Sabatia dodecandra var. dodecandra   FAMILY Gentianaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sabbatia foliosa

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sabbatia harperi

 

COMMON NAME:
Blackwater Rose-pink, Marsh Rose-gentian


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image of Sabatia foliosa, Blackwater Rose-pink, Marsh Rose-gentian

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_sabatia_foliosa

July        

Resembling S. dodecandra, but 1) leaves longer than internodes 2) stolons, per Gentians of the Eastern US.

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sabatia dodecandra var. foliosa   FAMILY Gentianaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 155-01-010a?:
Sabatia dodecandra var. dodecandra   FAMILY Gentianaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sabbatia foliosa

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sabbatia harperi

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3605

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Uncommon in SC, rare in GA

Habitat: Openings along blackwater rivers, cypress ponds, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite (basal rosette absent or withered at flowering)
Leaves sessile
Margins entire

FLOWER:
Summer
Pink
Radially symmetrical
6-10 lobed calyx
10(+)lobed rotate corolla

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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