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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Gentiana affinis Griseb.
USDA Symbol: GEAF
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
The Gentians are named after King Gentius of ancient Illyria, who is said to have discovered the medicinal value of these plants.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Blue
AZ , CA , CO , ID , MN , MT , ND , NM , NV , OR , SD , TX , UT , WA , WY Canada: SK USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsSoil Moisture: Moist
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Record Modified: 2010-09-02
Research By: TWC Staff