Gentiana linearis Froel.
Narrowleaf Gentian, Narrow-leaved Gentian
Gentianaceae (Gentian Family)
Synonym(s): Dasystephana linearis, Gentiana saponaria var. linearis
USDA Symbol: GELI3
Narrow-leaved Gentian (Gentiana linearis), which occurs chiefly in northeastern North America, south in mountains as far as West Virginia, has very narrow leaves and open flowers.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Blue , Violet
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
DistributionUSA: MA , MD , ME , MI , NH , NJ , NY , PA , TN , VA , VT , WV
Canada: NB , NL
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Bumble Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
National Wetland Indicator Status
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Gentiana linearis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Gentiana linearis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Gentiana linearis
MetadataRecord Modified: 2012-07-16
Research By: TWC Staff