Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3486

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in moist meadows, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Gentiana alba   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gentiana alba   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 155-02-005:
Gentiana alba   FAMILY Gentianaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Pale Gentian