OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Gentiana linearis   FAMILY Gentianaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gentiana linearis   FAMILY Gentianaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Narrowleaf Gentian


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image of Gentiana linearis, Narrowleaf Gentian

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_dali_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Gentiana linearis   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gentiana linearis   FAMILY Gentianaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2736

Forb
Perennial

Native: north of the Carolinas

Rare

Habitat: Openings in spruce-fir forests, seeps, bogs, and swamp forests at high elevations, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Blue
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed corolla
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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