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Sabatia campanulata (Slender rose gentian)
Cressler, Alan

Sabatia campanulata

Sabatia campanulata (L.) Torr.

Slender Rose Gentian, Slender Marsh Pink

Gentianaceae (Gentian Family)

Synonym(s): Sabatia campanulata var. gracilis, Sabatia gracilis

USDA Symbol: SACA26

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Inflorescence: Cyme , Terminal
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink


USA: AL , AR , DE , FL , GA , IL , KY , LA , MA , MD , MS , NC , NJ , NY , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA
Native Distribution: AL, AR, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MS, NC, NJ, NY, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium , High
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
Soil pH: Acidic (pH<6.8)
Drought Tolerance: Low
Conditions Comments: Grows along pond shorelines in wet pine savannahs.

National Wetland Indicator Status

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.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2014-10-17
Research By: JAM

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