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Sabatia quadrangula (Fourangle rose gentian)
Cressler, Alan

Sabatia quadrangula

Sabatia quadrangula Wilbur

Fourangle Rose Gentian

Gentianaceae (Gentian Family)

Synonym(s): Sabatia paniculata


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual , Biennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: To about 18 inches in height.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AL , FL , GA , NC , SC , VA
Native Habitat: Sandhills, pocosins and sandy woodlands. Sometimes on acidic clay soils and hardpans.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FACW FAC
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 quadrangula in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Sabatia quadrangula in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Sabatia quadrangula


Record Modified: 2018-05-18
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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