Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
A tiny species, barely reaching 1.5" tall even in bloom. Read more at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Rose Bluet, Pygmy Bluet
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Native: west of the Carolinas & Georgia
Habitat: Bottomlands, per Weakley's Flora
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Leaves have petioles.
White to pale pink
4-lobed salverform corolla
4 included stamens
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