But perhaps what told an observer more about Willie Spence than did anything else was a bunch of rarely beautiful sabbatia blooming in a pickle bottle and a wee black kitten who disported herself unmolested among the tools cluttering the deeply scarred workbench. From Wordnik.com. [Flood Tide] Reference
Square-stemmed sabbatia. From Wordnik.com. [Wild Flowers Worth Knowing] Reference
The various species of gentian, thoroughwort, sabbatia, dogwood, poplar bark, willow, pipsissewa, or winter-green, wild cherry bark, sarracenia, etc., supply useful bitters. From Wordnik.com. [Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and Agricultural. Being also a Medical Botany of the Confederate States; with Practical Information on the Useful Properties of the Trees, Plants, and Shrubs] Reference
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