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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Sabatia decandra   FAMILY Gentianaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sabatia bartramii   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)

Sabatia decandra

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 155-01-010b:

Sabatia dodecandra var. coriacea   FAMILY Gentianaceae

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

Sabbatia decandra

 

COMMON NAME:
Bartram's Rose-gentian


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image of Sabatia decandra, Bartram's Rose-gentian

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 (Drake, 2011).

image of Sabatia decandra, Bartram's Rose-gentian

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 (Drake, 2011).

image of Sabatia decandra, Bartram's Rose-gentian

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_sabatia_bartramii_52

July        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Sabatia decandra   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sabatia bartramii   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Sabatia decandra

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

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3775

Forb
Annual

Habitat: Margins of Taxodium ascendens-Nyssa depressions, wet pine flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Uncommon in GA, rare in SC

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite & basal rosette
Leaves sessile
Margins entire

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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