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Spigelia alabamensis (Purpleflower pinkroot)
Smith, R.W.

Spigelia alabamensis

Spigelia alabamensis (K. Gould) K.G. Mathews & Weakley

Purpleflower Pinkroot, Alabama Indian Pink

Loganiaceae (Logania Family)

Synonym(s): Spigelia gentianoides, Spigelia gentianoides var. alabamensis

USDA Symbol: SPAL6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 5 inches tall by 10 inches wide.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun



Web Reference

Webref 28 - NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life (2018) NatureServe
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-04-13
Research By: CBR

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