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Gentiana villosa (Striped gentian)
Brundage, Stephanie

Gentiana villosa

Gentiana villosa L.

Striped Gentian

Gentianaceae (Gentian Family)

Synonym(s): Dasystephana villosa, Gentiana deloachii

USDA Symbol: GEVI5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

11 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green , Purple
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: Greenish-white with purple stripes.


USA: AL , DC , DE , FL , GA , IN , KY , LA , MD , MS , NC , NJ , OH , PA , SC , TN , VA , WV

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Bumble Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-03-19
Research By: TWC Staff

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