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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gentiana alba   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 155-02-005:
Gentiana alba   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Gentiana flavida

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Dasystephana flavida

 

COMMON NAME:
Pale Gentian, Plain Gentian


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image of Gentiana alba, Pale Gentian, Plain Gentian

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_gefl_001_lvd

        

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gentiana alba   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 155-02-005:
Gentiana alba   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Gentiana flavida

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Dasystephana flavida

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3486

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Historically in NC, but not recently seen

Habitat: Moist meadows, prairies, glades, openings in mesic forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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