Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2841

Forb
Annual

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare

Look for it in sunny or semi-shaded seepage areas over calcareous, mafic, or ultramafic rocks (such as limestone, amphibolite, or serpentinized olivine), per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Blue/ Blue-violet (rarely white)
Radially symmetrical
4-merous
4-lobed calyx
4-lobed corolla
4 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Gentianopsis crinita   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gentianopsis crinita   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 155-02-001:
Gentiana crinita   FAMILY Gentianaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Eastern Fringed Gentian