Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3777

Forb
Annual

Native to Florida & Alabama
Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in wet flatwoods, marshes, cypress-gum depressions, limesink ponds, borrow pits, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Summer
Pink with a yellow eye
Radially symmetrical
5-6 lobed rotate corolla

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sabatia grandiflora   FAMILY Gentianaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Largeflower Rose-gentian