Search for native plants by scientific name, common name or family. If you are not sure what you are looking for, try the Combination Search or our Recommended Species lists.
Search native plant database:
Gentianopsis virgata (Raf.) Holub
Lesser fringed gentian, Smaller fringed gentian
Synonyms: Gentiana procera
USDA Symbol: gevi6
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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
IA , IL , IN , MI , MN , ND , NY , OH , PA , SD , WI Canada: MB
, ON USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Recommended Species Lists
Find native plant species by state. Each list contains commercially available species suitable for gardens and planned landscapes. Once you have selected a collection, you can browse the collection or search within it using the combination search.
View Recommended Species page
Record Modified: 2012-08-18
Research By: TWC Staff