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Gentianella wrightii

Gentianella wrightii (A. Gray) Holub

Wright's Dwarf Gentian, Wright's Dwarf-gentian

Gentianaceae (Gentian family)

Synonym(s): Gentiana wrightii, Gentianella amarella ssp. wrightii

USDA Symbol: GEWR2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual , Biennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 30 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow , Blue
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct


Native Habitat: Wet grassy meadows.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: 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 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Research Literature

Reslit 3114 - A Revision of the North American Species of Gentianella Moench (1957) John M Gillett

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-02-03
Research By: CBR

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