Gentianopsis crinita


Common Name: fringed gentian
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): sun, part sun
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:1 to 3 feet
Width:8 inches
Duration:Biennial
Habitat:Wetland
Soil Type:moist, neutral
Soil Moisture:Mesic
USDA Zones:3 to 8
Flower Colour:blue-violet
Bloom Time:fall
Comments:Biennial. Wet meadows, shoreline areas. Rare in the wild.
Germination:Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Seed requires light to germinate.
Picture Copyright: Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln, NE.