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Gentianopsis holopetala (Sierra fringed gentian)
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Gentianopsis holopetala

Gentianopsis holopetala (A. Gray) Iltis

Sierra Fringed Gentian, Sierra Gentian

Gentianaceae (Gentian Family)

Synonym(s): Gentiana holopetala, Gentianella detonsa ssp. holopetala

USDA Symbol: GEHO3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual , Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 18 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep



National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: OBL OBL
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.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Gentianopsis holopetala in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Gentianopsis holopetala in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Gentianopsis holopetala


Record Modified: 2023-04-04
Research By: CBR

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