Triosteum aurantiacum E.P.Bicknell
Family: Caprifoliaceae
early horse-gentian,  more...
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Merel R. Black  
Etymology: Triosteum: Greek for "three bones" referring to the three hard seeds found in each fruit
Plants: erect, perennial, 2'-4' tall forb; stems with many crisp, long hairs (greater than .02")
Leaves: large, not connected at the base
Flowers: purplish to red, 5-parted, 1/2" long, tubular-shaped, unequal lobes; inflorescence usually a cluster of 3-4 flowers per leaf axil; blooms May-June
Fruits: roundish, dry, bright orange/red berry with 3 oblong stones
Habitat: woods, thickets; in rich soil
Conservation Status: Native
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Merel R. Black  
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Christopher Noll  
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Janet Huebner  
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Merel R. Black  
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Merel R. Black  
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Derek Anderson  
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Stephen L. Solheim  
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Christopher Noll  
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Merel R. Black  
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Mark Mittelstadt  
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Aaron_Carlson  
Triosteum aurantiacum image
Triosteum aurantiacum image
Aaron_Carlson  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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Triosteum aurantiacum image
Triosteum aurantiacum image
Aaron_Carlson  
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