Gentianopsis virgata (Raf.) Holub
Family: Gentianaceae
Great Plains fringed gentian,  more...
[Anthopogon virgatum Raf.,  more]
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
Etymology: Gentianopsis: resembling or having the form of Gentian
Plants: erect, annual/biennial, 12"-32" tall forb, often branched near the top
Leaves: upper leaves long and narrow, less than 1/3" wide
Flowers: blue, 4-parted, 1 1/2"-2" wide, funnel-shaped, long stalked, petals toothed at the ends and fringed at the sides, with no folds between; solitary on long stalks; blooms Aug.-Oct.
Habitat: moist; meadows, shores; in limy, rocky soil
Conservation Status: Native
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Christopher Noll  
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Christopher Noll  
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Christopher Noll  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Hugh H. Iltis  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Hugh H. Iltis  
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