OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Sabatia calycina   FAMILY Gentianaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sabatia calycina   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 155-01-009:
Sabatia calycina   FAMILY Gentianaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Coastal Rose-pink, Coastal Rose-gentian


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image of Sabatia calycina, Coastal Rose-pink, Coastal Rose-gentian

Keith Bradley    kab_s_calycina_04411

June    Collier County    FL

Big Cypress National Preserve

Calyx lobes foliaceous, frequently equaling or exceeding corolla lobes, per Gentians of the Eastern US.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Sabatia calycina   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sabatia calycina   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 155-01-009:
Sabatia calycina   FAMILY Gentianaceae

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4122

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: swamp forests, river banks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves sessile
Margins entire

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pale pink to whitish
Radially symmetrical
5-6(7) lobed foliaceous calyx
5-lobed rotate corolla
5 stamens, fused to corolla

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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