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Title:
Pink mountain Sabatia
Topics:
Botany
Subjects:
Flowers
Sabatia
Rosepink (Sabatia angularis)
Original Format:
Lantern slide; Hand-colored lantern slide; 3.25 x 4 in.
Item identifier:
0021004
Photographer:
Created Date:
circa to
Description:
Pink mountain Sabatia; From Natural Gardens (page 383): "Erect branching perennials, 5-30 in. high, with very attractive rose-pink or white flowers borne solitary or in an open cluster on the upper part of the plant; petal number widely variable in the genus (4-12) ; petals united below, the tubular part of the corolla being differently colored, giving the flower a central "eye" ; stigmas 2, but only one cell (cavity) in the ovary: leaves opposite, the blades varying around lance-shape. About 9 species chiefly in moist soil and bog lands, mostly in the coastal plain. Summer."; From Natural Gardens (page 384): "KEY TO SPECIES: Larger leaves with blades ovate or broader."
Genre:
Close-up views
Photographs
Location:
Mountains (N.C. : Region)
Digital Project:
B. W. Wells
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