Definition of Marsh pink
1. Noun. Any of several pink-flowered marsh plant of the eastern United States resembling a true centaury.
Generic synonyms: Sabbatia
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Literary usage of Marsh pink
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Southern Wild Flowers and Trees: Together with Shrubs, Vines and Various by Alice Lounsberry (1901)
"... sea or marsh pink, the familiarly known member of the genus, extends from Florida along the coast as far northward as Maine. Locally it is much beloved ..."
2. Nature's Garden: An Aid to Knowledge of Our Wild Flowers and Their Insect by Neltje Blanchan (1907)
"... having eyes we see not, and ears we hear not, in the natural as in the spiritual realm. No danger of confusing the Large marsh pink (5. dodecandra) —S. ..."
3. Nature's Garden: An Aid to Knowledge of Our Wild Flowers and Their Insect by Neltje Blanchan (1900)
"... having eyes we see not, and ears we hear not, in the natural as in the spiritual realm. No danger of confusing the Large marsh pink (S. dodecandra) —S. ..."
4. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Sabatia angularis (L.) Pursh Marsh-pink Herbaceous annual Fields and meadows, dry woods, ... Slender marsh-pink Herbaceous perennial Coastal plain swamps. ..."
5. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"This charming species, called the marsh pink, or Rose of Plymouth, bears a very delicate pink flower, with a star-shaped yellowish eye. Sabba'tians. ..."