Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales
Fivefinger Gentian, Eastern Agueweed, Stiff Gentian
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Keith Bradley kab_g_quinquefolia_2954
August Macon County NC
Nantahala National Forest
Flowers in 3-5 flowered cymes, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
JK Marlow jkm070917_125
September Haywood County NC
Pisgah National Forest: Pisgah Ranger District
A profusion of narrow tubular flowers in dense terminal clusters, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
JK Marlow jkm090913_029
September Transylvania County NC
Stem leaves sessile with acute tips & rounded base; basal leaves spatulate, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_g_quinquefolia_4b
October Union County GA
Calyx cleft half its length, lobes linear, acute, erect to slightly spreading, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.