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Sabatia angularis

Sabatia angularis (L.) Pursh

common marsh-pink, american centaury, bitter-bloom, rosepink

Sabatia angularis (Common Marsh-pink)
Image ID: 9518
Image by: Ware, Richard & Teresa
Image Collection: NCBG Digital Library

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: SAAN
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Sabatia angularis
Include in WOTAS: 1
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2019-01-11

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: SABAT
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Sabatia
GENUS AUTHORITY: Adans.
GENUS COMMON: Rose gentian
GENUS SUMMARY: (contributed by B.A. Sorrie and A.S. Weakley)
GENUS IDENTIFICATION:
GENUS REFERENCES: Wilbur (1955)=Z.

FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: GENTIA
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Gentianaceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: A.L. de Jussieu 1789
FAMILY COMMON: Gentian Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: A family of about 87 genera and about 1650 species, herbs, shrubs, and trees, cosmopolitan (Struwe & Albert 2002).
FAMILY REFERENCE: Ho & Liu (1999); Wood & Weaver (1982); Struwe & Albert (2002). [also see MENYANTHACEAE]

NCBG DESCRIPTIVES

INTRO: Erect annual/biennial of forests, woodlands, marshes and fields, especially in base-rich situations.
STEMS: Stems 4-angled and winged, with opposite branches above middle, smooth.
LEAVES: Leaves opposite, sessile-clasping, oval to lance-shaped, to 2 in. long, smooth; a basal rosette of leaves is sometimes present.
INFLORESCENCE:
FLOWERS: Flowers on long stalks in terminal, opposite-branched panicles; rose-pink (occasionally white); 1 1/2 in. wide; consisting of 5 corolla lobes with basal markings that create a red-rimmed, yellow-green star shape in the flower center. A long style from the green ovary is split in 2 at the top.
FRUITS: Fruit an angled, ovoid capsule.
COMMENTS: Flower buds have a distinctive “swirled” look due to the way the petals fold together in a spiral.
HEIGHT: 8-32 in.

DURATION: Annual
HABIT: Herb

LEAF ARRANGEMENT: Opposite
LEAF COMPLEXITY: Simple
LEAF RETENTION:

FLORAL CHARACTERISTICS
SYMMETRY: Radial (Actinomorphic)
BLOOM TIME: Jun-Sep
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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BLOOM COLOR: Pink
White Red Pink Orange Yellow Green Blue Lavender Purple Violet Brown Not Applicable
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FRUITING PERIOD: Sep-Oct.

DISTRIBUTION
HABITAT TYPE: Bogs/pocosins, Disturbed, Moist forests
NATIVE RANGE: eastern North America

HORTICULTURAL
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SOIL MOISTURE: Dry, Average, Moist/Wet
LIGHT EXPOSURE: Sun, Part Shade, Shade
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GRIM ACCESSIONS

acc_id acc_num acc_dt coll_id Action
265 2011-0119 2011-06-16 270 View
4142 1992-0298 View
5658 1995-0782 View


GRIM COLLECTIONS

Coll_id Project Collection date Collector Action
270 HORT 2007-10-03 Bryan View
938 SOS 2017-09-20 Healy View
1739 HORT 2005-01-01 Bryan View
2216 NPMD 2019-09-10 Touloupas View
2248 NPMD 2019-09-20 Touloupas View
2260 NPMD 2019-09-26 Touloupas View
2261 NPMD 2019-09-26 Touloupas View


GRIM PLANTINGS

plt_num acc_id loc_num pers_num inst_dt Action
642 265 28 NCBG staff 2011-05-17 View
643 265 29 NCBG staff 2011-05-17 View
644 265 24 NCBG staff 2011-05-17 View
645 265 15 NCBG staff 2011-05-17 View
646 265 17 NCBG staff 2011-05-17 View
647 265 21 NCBG staff 2011-05-17 View
648 265 19 NCBG staff 2011-05-12 View
649 265 39 NCBG staff 2011-05-13 View
6470 4142 200 NCBG staff 1993-03-01 View
8172 5658 204 NCBG staff 1993-01-01 View

USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: SAAN
USDA Common Name: Rosepink
Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Distribution: USA (AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV), CAN (ON)
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit: Forb/herb

NATIONAL WETLAND INDICATOR STATUS

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FAC FAC FAC FAC FAC

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2016 National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.3 (Lichvar, R.W., D.L. Banks, W.N. Kirchner, and N.C. Melvin. 2016. The National Wetland Plant List: 2016 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2016-30: 1-17. Published 28 April 2016. ISSN 2153 733X). Regions: AGCP-Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain, AK-Alaska, AW-Arid West, CB-Caribbean, EMP-Eastern Mountains and Piedmont, GP-Great Plains, HI-Hawaii, MW-Midwest, NCNE-Northcentral and Northeast, WMCV-Western Mountains, Valleys & Coast

WEAKLEY FLORA

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Sabatia angularis
COMMON NAME: Bitter-bloom, Common Marsh-pink, American Centaury
SYNONYMY: [= C, F, GW, K, Mo, Pa, RAB, Va, W, WH3, WV, Z; = Sabbatia angularis -S]
PHENOLOGY: Jun-Sep; Sep-Oct.
HABITAT: Forests, woodlands, marshes, fields, calcareous hammocks (in FL), especially in base-rich situations.
COMMENTS: NY west to s. MI, IL, and e. KS, south to Panhandle FL and e. TX.
RANGE MAP: Sabatia angularis.png

Key to Map Symbols
ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Gentianaceae A.L. de Jussieu 1789 (Gentian Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 87 genera and about 1650 species, herbs, shrubs, and trees, cosmopolitan (Struwe & Albert 2002).
REFERENCE: Ho & Liu (1999); Wood & Weaver (1982); Struwe & Albert (2002). [also see MENYANTHACEAE]
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Sabatia Adans. (Rose gentian)
SUMMARY: (contributed by B.A. Sorrie and A.S. Weakley)
REFERENCE: Wilbur (1955)=Z.

HERBARIUM RESOURCES

SERNEC: Find Sabatia angularis in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Sabatia angularis in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES

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

NCBG IMAGE RECORDS

ID IMAGE1: 9518
ID IMAGE2: 0
ID IMAGE3: 9518

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