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Sabatia stellaris

Annual Sea-pink, Marsh Pink, Rose of Plymouth

Scientific Name:

Sabatia stellaris

Genus:

Sabatia

Species Epithet:

stellaris

Common Name:

Annual Sea-pink, Marsh Pink, Rose of Plymouth

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Annual (Herbs Only)

Plant Family

Gentianaceae (Gentian Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

0-1 ft., 1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Pink, Yellow

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist, Wet

Bloom Time:

July, August

Growing Area:

Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Brackish marshes. Common in NC coastal counties with brackish or somewhat salty marshes.

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Annual (Herbs Only)

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Not Recommended for home landscapes

State Rank:

S3: Vulnerable, S4: Apparently secure (*Key)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

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

https://nc.audubon.org/conservation/bird-friendly-communities/bird-friendly-native-plants

https://gobotany.nativeplanttrust.org/species/sabatia/stellaris/

https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/sabatia-stellaris/



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