Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Bartonia paniculata (Michx.) Muhl. image
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Family Gentianaceae
Bartonia paniculata (Michx.) Muhl.
twining screw-stem
Bartonia: for Prof. Benjamin Smith Barton, of Philadelphia
paniculata: with panicles
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Status: Special Concern
Plant: erect to drooping, annual/biennial, 8"-16" tall forb to almost herbaceous vine; sometimes twines or scrambles over other vegetation
Flower: yellowish, 4-parted, 1/8" long, stalked, petals lance-shaped; inflorescence a branched cluster (panicle); blooms July-Sept.
Leaf:tiny, scale-like, mostly alternate, lower sometimes opposite
Habitat: wet; swamps, bogs, meadows

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