Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Cumberland Rose-gentian at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Cumberland Rose-gentian, Appalachian Rose-gentian
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Corolla lobes have a semicircular yellow patch at the base, per Gentians of the Eastern US.
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Leaves 1-2" long, lanceolate with acute tips, sessile or somewhat clasping, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
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Each flower subtended by two 1-2cm long, oblong to elliptic bracts, per Gentians of the Eastern US.
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Corolla lobes elliptical or ovate to spatulate, tips usually rounded-obtuse, per Gentians of the Eastern US.