May. 17, 2017

largeflower rosegentian, Sabatia grandiflora

This grand flower sure lives up to its name. Any search for southern wildflowers has to include these. They are an inch and a half across, on plants that may be a foot tall. This species grows in damp soil in FL and one southeastern AL county. Everglades National Park, Miami-Dade Co FL, 1/26/13.