Slender White Sabatia
(Large Leaf Rose Gentian)
Sabatia macrophylla
Gentianaceae (Gentian) Family

Plant is an upright, branching perennial. Preferred habitat is moist pinelands, bogs and savannas. Distribution is coastal in the Escambia region.

Leaves are opposite on the stem; consisting of one whole part; no leaf stalk; widest at the middle to lance-like; no teeth and no lobes.

Flowers are in a terminal cluster. The calyx is lobed; the corolla is rotate (like a wheel); five-parted and white. Flowers occur in early summer.

Fruit is a capsule.

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