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Gentiana autumnalis

Gentiana autumnalis L.

Pine Barren Gentian

Gentianaceae (Gentian Family)

USDA Symbol: GEAU4

Gentiana autumnalis (Pine barren gentian) #39446

Image Information

Photographer: Cressler, Alan
County: Brunswick
State: NC
Location Notes: Boiling Spring Lakes.
Accession date: 2014-08-04
Filename: A_C_IMG0420.JPG
Slide Index: 10682166345_8ff098d4c6_o.jpg
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Landscape
Shot: Close-up of a flower. Photographer's note: "This was my first time to see pine barren gentians. I consider them to be one of the most beautiful North American wild flowers. The plants are difficult to recognize if they are not in bloom. Flowers close nightly and only open on sunny days. I discovered if an open flower is shaded, like by a photographers umbrella for more than five minutes, they will begin to close."
Date Taken: 2013-11-03
NPIN Image Id: 39446

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By: Joseph A. Marcus
Date: 2014-08-04

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