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Bartonia paniculata ssp. paniculata (Twining screwstem)
Cressler, Alan

Bartonia paniculata ssp. paniculata

Bartonia paniculata (Michx.) Muhl. ssp. paniculata

Twining Screwstem

Gentianaceae (Gentian Family)

Synonym(s): Bartonia lanceolata, Bartonia virginica var. paniculata, Centaurella paniculata

USDA Symbol: BAPAP

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

Bartonia paniculata ssp. paniculata is found from Ontario and Maine south to east Texas and Florida and is less common in the northern parts of its range, being listed as a species of special concern by Canadas Species at Risk Act for Ontario, by the US as threatened in Maine and Michigan and as endangered in Illinois and New York.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Vine
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Aug

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IL , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA
Canada: NS , ON
Native Habitat: Bog/Fen

Growing Conditions

Soil Moisture: Moist

Additional resources

USDA: Find Bartonia paniculata ssp. paniculata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Bartonia paniculata ssp. paniculata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Bartonia paniculata ssp. paniculata

Metadata

Record Modified: 2018-03-07
Research By: TWC Staff

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