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Published In: Familles des Plantes 2: 503. 1763. (Fam. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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6. Sabatia Adans. (marsh pink) (Wilbur, 1955)

Plants annual or biennial herbs, glabrous. Stems erect, usually branched above; leaves opposite, often also in a basal rosette. Inflorescences open panicles, sometimes reduced to loose clusters. Flower with parts in multiples of (4)5. Corollas saucer-shaped, the lobes longer than the tubes (sometimes shorter elsewhere). Anthers spirally coiled after dehiscence. Ovaries sessile, the style slender, elongate, the stigma deeply 2-lobed. Capsules ovoid to cylindrical. Seventeen species, North America.

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