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Cuthbertia rosea [= Tradescantia rosea var. rosea, Callisia rosea]

Common Roseling, Piedmont Roseling

Scientific Name:

Cuthbertia rosea [= Tradescantia rosea var. rosea, Callisia rosea]

Genus:

Cuthbertia

Species Epithet:

rosea

Common Name:

Common Roseling, Piedmont Roseling

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Commelinaceae (Spiderwort Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

0-1 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Pink

Light:

Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry, Moist

Bloom Time:

May, June, July

Growing Area:

Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Sandhills, other dry woodlands. Uncommon in NC piedmont, where it has been recorded in only 3 counties (none in the NC sandhills proper).

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Recommended and Available

State Rank:

S?: Uncertain (*Key)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

State Status:

W7: Watch List: Poorly Known in NC (*Key)

Notes:

Very showy, with a long blooming period. Cultivar available.
NC Rank S1?.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

https://auth1.dpr.ncparks.gov/flora/plant_list.php

https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/callisia-rosea/

https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=CARO18



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