Plant is an upright, smooth branching annual. Preferred
habitat is brackish marshes, pine woods and cypress bogs. Distribution
is throughout the Escambia region.
Leaves are small; lance-like; widest at the center; smooth;
consisting of one whole part; no teeth and no lobes; some plants
are known to have leaves that are nearly filiform.
The flower of Small Leaf Sabatia is at the end of a short
stalk; usually solitary. The calyx is lobed; corolla is rotate,
5 parts; white with a tinge of pink or sometimes yellow at the
Fruit is a capsule.