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Connecticut Plants
Rose-pink (Bitterbloom)
Sabatia angularis (L.) Pursh
  • Family: gentian (Gentianaceae)
  • Habitat: moist fields and roadsides
  • Height: 1-3 feet
  • Flower size: 1 to 1-1/2 inches across
  • Flower color: pink
  • Flowering time: July to September
  • Origin: native
Sabatia angularis (L.) Pursh
Sabatia angularis (L.) Pursh
Sabatia angularis (L.) Pursh

Rose-pink and other plants in the genus Sabatia usually have, at the center of their flowers, a yellow star outlined in red. Photographed in Bucks County, Pennsylvania in mid-August.