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Sabatia bartramii (Bartram's rose gentian)
Cressler, Alan

Sabatia bartramii

Sabatia bartramii Wilbur

Bartram's Rose Gentian, Bartram's Marsh-pink

Gentianaceae (Gentian Family)

Synonym(s): Sabatia decandra, Sabatia dodecandra var. coriacea

USDA Symbol: SABA8

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tuberous
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: To about 18 inches in height.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Flowers usually magenta, rose-pink, rose or rarely white.


USA: AL , FL , GA , MS , SC

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Sabatia bartramii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Sabatia bartramii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Sabatia bartramii


Record Modified: 2023-04-04
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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