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Gentiana clausa

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist

Soil Description: acid, neutral, rich, loam, clay

Height: 18"-30"

Bloom Time: August, September, October

Bloom Color: violet, purple, blue

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7

Additional Tags: attracts bees, colonizing, cottage garden plant, naturalizing, pond margin plant, stream margin plant, wetland plant

Gentiana clausa (bottle gentian)
  • Gentiana clausa (bottle gentian)
  • Gentiana clausa (bottle gentian)
  • Gentiana clausa (bottle gentian)

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Description

Gentiana clausa

Also known as:

bottle gentian

,

closed bottle gentian

,

blind gentian

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
CT, DC, MA, MD, ME, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, TN, VA, VT, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Exploitably Vulnerable: NY

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Gentianales
Family Gentianaceae Gentian family
Genus Gentiana gentian
Species Gentiana clausa bottle gentian