Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
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Keith Bradley kab_s_grandiflora_76871
May Palm Beach County FL
Hungryland Wildlife and Environmental Area
Typically a larger and coarser plant than S. stellaris, per Gentians of the Eastern US (Drake, 2011).
Native to Georgia Coastal Plain
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Pink with a yellow eye
5-6 lobed rotate corolla
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