Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3775

Forb
Annual

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Uncommon in GA, rare in SC

Look for it in margins of Taxodium ascendens-Nyssa depressions, wet pine flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite & basal rosette
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Summer
Pink with a yellow eye
Radially symmetrical
10-13 lobed calyx
10(+)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 bartramii   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sabatia bartramii   FAMILY Gentianaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Sabatia decandra

 

COMMON NAME:
Bartram's Rose-gentian


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image of Sabatia bartramii

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_sabatia_bartramii

July        

Flowers rose-pink w 10-12 lobes, & greenish-yellow patch outlined in maroon, per Gentians of the Eastern US.

image of Sabatia bartramii

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_sabatia_bartramii_3

July        

Upper leaves ~ same width as stem, vs. those of S. dodecandra much wider, per Gentians of the Eastern US.

image of Sabatia bartramii

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_sabatia_bartramii_52

July