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Gentiana clausaGentiana clausa

closed gentian, bottle gentian

Photograph(s) by*: USFWS BES

Characteristics

Height: 1-3.5'
Flowers: Aug.-Oct.; blue
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

Light: Partial shade
Moisture: Moist Wet
Soil pH: 5.8-7.2
Soil type: Loamy

Habitat

moist open woods, stream banks, meadows, in noncalcareous soils

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

Beneficial insect *

Notes



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/2050.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004