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Plant Details

Sabatia angularis

Rose Pink, Bitter-bloom, Bitterbloom, Common Marsh-pink, Common Centaury

Scientific Name:

Sabatia angularis

Common Name:

Rose Pink, Bitter-bloom, Bitterbloom, Common Marsh-pink, Common Centaury

Plant Family

Gentianaceae (Gentian Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

Pink, rarely white

Size in Feet:

2.5 ft

Light:

sun

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

Jul - Oct

Bloom Area:

Statewide

Habitat Description:

Forests, woodlands, marshes, fields, calcareous hammocks (in FL), especially in base-rich situations. Common throughout NC.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

Attracts bees and butterflies

Plant

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Judy Stierand

Blooms

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Bloom close up

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Leaves

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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