Sabatia difformis
lance leaved sabatia

Sabatia difformis
Sabatia difformis
Photo Courtesy Renee Brecht
Britton & Brown
Botanical name: Sabatia difformis
Common name: lance leaved sabatia
Group: dicot
Family: Gentianaceae
Growth type: forb/herb
Duration: perennial
Origin: native
Plant height: 1 - 3'
Foliage: lanceolate, opposite
Flower: 5 petals, white, in terminal clusters, 1/2" or larger
Flowering time: blooms early July to late August; fruits September
Habitat: wet, open low ground of swamps and bogs
Range in New Jersey: throughout the Pine Barrens
Heritage ranking, if any: n/a