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Purpleflower Pinkroot (Spigelia gentianoides)

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Spigelia Gentianoides, or more commonly know as Purpleflower Pinkroot, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Spigelia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Spigelia Gentianoides or Purpleflower Pinkroot's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama and Florida.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Spigelia
  • Family: Loganiaceae
  • Order: Gentianales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • Federal T/E Status: Endangered
  • Federal T/E Common Name: purpleflower pinkroot
  • State T/E Status: FL (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: FL (gentian pinkroot)




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