Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: White Sabatia, Lanceleaf Rose-gentian, Lanceleaf Sabatia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sabatia difformis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sabatia difformis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sabatia difformis 155-01-001


Petals white with a small greenish-yellow base, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


camera icon Common Name: Four-angle Sabatia, Four-angle Rose-gentian
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sabatia quadrangula
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sabatia quadrangula
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sabatia quadrangula 155-01-002


Corolla lobes usually pure white, rarely with a patch of yellow at base, per Gentians of the Eastern US.


camera icon Common Name: Narrowleaf Rose-pink, Narrowleaf Rose-gentian, Narrowleaf Sabatia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sabatia brachiata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sabatia brachiata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sabatia brachiata 155-01-004


Petals pink to rosy pink (occasionally white) w yellow bases outlined in red, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Rose-pink, Bitterbloom, Common Marsh-pink
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sabatia angularis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sabatia angularis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sabatia angularis 155-01-005


Flowers rose-pink, rarely white, w greenish-yellow centers outlined in red, per Gentians of the Eastern US.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Annual Sea-pink, Common Marsh-pink, Rose-of-Plymouth
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sabatia stellaris
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sabatia stellaris
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sabatia stellaris 155-01-007


Pink, 5-petaled flowers borne on straight, slender, 2-4" stalks, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


range map need picture of flower of Sabatia campanulata, Slender Marsh-pink, Slender Rose-gentian
Common Name: Slender Marsh-pink, Slender Rose-gentian
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sabatia campanulata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sabatia campanulata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sabatia campanulata 155-01-008


camera icon Common Name: Coastal Rose-pink, Coastal Rose Gentian
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Sabatia calycina
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sabatia calycina
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sabatia calycina 155-01-009
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Sabbatia calycina

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


camera icon Common Name: Perennial Sea-pink, Large Marsh Rose-pink
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sabatia dodecandra
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sabatia dodecandra var. dodecandra
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sabatia dodecandra var. dodecandra 155-01-010a


Resembling S. foliosa, but 1) leaves shorter than internodes 2) no stolons, per Gentians of the Eastern US.


camera icon Common Name: Marsh Rose-gentian
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sabatia foliosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sabatia dodecandra var. foliosa
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sabatia dodecandra var. dodecandra 155-01-010a?


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


camera icon Common Name: Bartram's Rose-gentian
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sabatia bartramii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sabatia bartramii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sabatia dodecandra var. coriacea 155-01-010b
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Sabatia decandra

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


camera icon Common Name: Plymouth Gentian
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sabatia kennedyana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sabatia kennedyana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sabatia dodecandra var. kennedyana 155-01-010c


9-12 corolla lobes, obovate to spatulate, usually overlapping, per Gentians of the Eastern US.


camera icon Common Name: Pinewoods Rose-gentian, Pinewoods Rose-pink
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sabatia gentianoides
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sabatia gentianoides
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sabatia gentianoides 155-01-011


A group of 1-5 flowers, sessile or subsessile. Linear bracts exceed corolla, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.


camera icon Common Name: Cumberland Rose-gentian, Appalachian Rose-gentian
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sabatia capitata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sabatia capitata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Lapithea capitata

Corolla lobes elliptical or ovate to spatulate, tips usually rounded-obtuse, per Gentians of the Eastern US.


camera icon Common Name: Largeflower Rose-gentian
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sabatia grandiflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sabatia grandiflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Sabbatia grandiflora

Typically a larger and coarser plant than S. stellaris, per Gentians of the Eastern US.


map not available need picture of flower of Gentiana spp., Gentian
Common Name: Gentian
Weakley's Flora: (4/7/08) Gentiana spp.
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gentiana spp. 155-02-000


camera icon Common Name: Eastern Fringed Gentian
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gentianopsis crinita
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gentianopsis crinita
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gentiana crinita 155-02-001


Iridescent to purplish-blue flowers with 4 fringed lobes, per Gentians of the Eastern US.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Fivefinger Gentian, Eastern Agueweed, Stiff Gentian
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gentianella quinquefolia var. quinquefolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gentianella quinquefolia ssp. quinquefolia
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gentiana quinquefolia 155-02-002


A profusion of narrow tubular flowers in dense terminal clusters, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pinebarren Gentian, Autumn Gentian
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gentiana autumnalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gentiana autumnalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gentiana autumnalis 155-02-003
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Dasystephana porphyrio

Wide-open, deep blue flowers are green inside near base of corolla tube, per Gentians of the Eastern US.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Striped Gentian
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gentiana villosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gentiana villosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gentiana villosa 155-02-004
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Dasystephana villosa

Whitish corollas with green veins and suffused with violet, per Gentians of the Eastern US.


range map need picture of flower of Gentiana alba, Pale Gentian
Common Name: Pale Gentian
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gentiana alba
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gentiana alba
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gentiana alba 155-02-005
SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Gentiana flavida

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Appalachian Gentian
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gentiana decora
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gentiana decora
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gentiana decora 155-02-006


Corolla tubes slightly to widely open, whitish with light blue stripes, per Gentians of the Eastern US.


camera icon Common Name: Meadow Closed Gentian, Meadow Bottle Gentian
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gentiana clausa
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Gentiana clausa
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gentiana clausa 155-02-007


Reminiscent of the large old-fashioned Christmas tree lights, per North Carolina's Best Wildflower Hikes: the Mountains.


camera icon Common Name: Blue Ridge Gentian, Appalachian Gentian
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gentiana austromontana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gentiana austromontana
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gentiana clausa 155-02-007?


Usually deeper more intense blue-violet than the similar G. clausa & G. decora, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon Common Name: Balsam Mountain Gentian
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gentiana latidens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gentiana saponaria var. latidens
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gentiana clausa 155-02-007?
LESS THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Gentiana clausa

Flowers are relatively large and not tightly closed, per Gentians of the Eastern US.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Soapwort Gentian, Harvest Bells
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gentiana saponaria
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gentiana saponaria
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gentiana saponaria 155-02-008


Flowers closed or slightly open, pale blue-purple with dark lines within, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Coastal Plain Gentian, Catesby's Gentian, Elliott's Gentian
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gentiana catesbaei
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gentiana catesbaei
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gentiana catesbaei 155-02-009
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Dasystephana parvifolia

Corollas range from closed to open; lobes noticeably longer than appendages, per Gentians of the Eastern US.


range map need picture of flower of Gentiana andrewsii var. andrewsii, Prairie Closed Gentian, Closed Bottle Gentian
speaker icon Common Name: Prairie Closed Gentian, Closed Bottle Gentian
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gentiana andrewsii var. andrewsii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gentiana andrewsii var. andrewsii


range map need picture of flower of Gentiana linearis, Narrowleaf Gentian
Common Name: Narrowleaf Gentian
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gentiana linearis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gentiana linearis


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Columbo
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Frasera caroliniensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Frasera caroliniensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Swertia caroliniensis 155-03-001


Each 5/8" long petal has near its center a green gland fringed w long hairs, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon Common Name: Spring Bartonia, White Bartonia, White Screwstem
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Bartonia verna
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Bartonia verna
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Bartonia verna 155-04-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Bartonia verna

Four tiny petals, widest above middle, atop a purplish threadlike 2-8" stem, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon Common Name: Virginia Bartonia, Yellow Screwstem, Yellow Bartonia, Common Bartonia
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Bartonia virginica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Bartonia virginica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Bartonia virginica 155-04-002
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Bartonia virginica

Tiny flowers, with corolla lobes erect or ascending, on a wiry 4-16" stem, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pennywort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Obolaria virginica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Obolaria virginica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Obolaria virginica 155-05-001


Flowers approximately 12mm long, four-lobed with pointed tips, per Gentians of the Eastern US.


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