Pinewoods Rose-gentian Sabatia gentianoides
Gentian family — Gentianaceae
Slides: (click for larger view)
Boggy or wet pine woods and savannas of East Texas are the habitat of this rose-gentian. The large number of petals give it a very distinctive look when it blooms in the summer.
Dried Specimens: (click for larger view)
Flowering Months: May, June, July, August
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