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Plant Details

Gentianella quinquefolia

Stiff Gentian, Ague weed

Scientific Name:

Gentianella quinquefolia

Common Name:

Stiff Gentian, Ague weed

Plant Family

Gentianaceae (Gentian Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Annual

Bloom Color(s):

purple

Size in Feet:

.5 - 2.5

Light:

Part-sun,Full-sun

Soil Moisture:

Mesic, Sub-mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

late August, September, October

Bloom Area:

Mountains

Plant in bloom

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C. Paynter, August 09

Close-up of flower

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C. Paynter, Aug 09

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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