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Sabatia brevifolia Raf.
Shortleaf rosegentian

Sabatia brevifolia
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney

Family: Gentianaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Other data on Sabatia brevifolia available from :

Sabatia brevifolia has been found in the following 18 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Kiplinger Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Sabatia brevifolia has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Sabatia brevifolia has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Mesic Flatwoods
Sandhill
Scrubby Flatwoods

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Sabatia brevifolia
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney
Sabatia brevifolia
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney
Sabatia brevifolia
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney
Sabatia brevifolia
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer