Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales
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JK Marlow jkm140322_315b
March Oconee County SC
Oconee Station/Station Cove
Flowers approximately 12mm long, four-lobed with pointed tips, per Gentians of the Eastern US.
JK Marlow jkm090404_331
April Walker County GA
Flowers subtended by obovate, wedge-shaped greenish-purple bracts of leaves, per Gentians of the Eastern US.
JK Marlow jkm150423_606
April Sevier County TN
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Leaves thick and fleshy, greenish to greenish-purple, and 7-14mm long, per Gentians of the Eastern US.
Patrick D. McMillan pdmovirginica_jocassee
April Pickens County SC
Funnel-shaped corolla cleft to about the middle with 4 pointed lobes, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.