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Connecticut Plants
Salt-marsh Pink (Sea-pink)
Sabatia stellaris Pursh

Salt-marsh pink is endangered in the state of Connecticut.

  • Family: gentian (Gentianaceae)
  • Habitat: salt marshes, brackish marshes
  • Height: 5-18 inches
  • Flower size: 1 inch across
  • Flower color: pink
  • Flowering time: July to October
  • Origin: native
Sabatia stellaris Pursh
Sabatia stellaris Pursh
Sabatia stellaris Pursh

Salt-marsh pink flowers are usually pink, but white flowers are found on occasion.

Sabatia stellaris Pursh

"A group of salt-marsh pinks. The lacy white flower is mock bishop's weed.