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Gentianopsis virgata (Raf.) Holub
Lesser fringed gentian, Smaller fringed gentian
USDA Symbol: GEVI6
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Gentianopsis virgata is similar to G. crinita but has narrow leaves, a shorter fringe, and is only 6-18 inches (15-45 cm) high. It occurs in boggy, Midwestern prairies and limy areas.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
, WI Canada: MB
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2012-08-18
Research By: TWC Staff