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Connecticut Plants
Greater Fringed Gentian
Gentianopsis crinita (Froel.) Ma

Greater fringed gentian flowers open on sunny days, but generally remain closed on cloudy days. Individual plants live for only one or two years.

  • Synonyms: Gentiana crinita
  • Family: gentian (Gentianaceae)
  • Habitat: meadows, wet woods
  • Height: 1-3 feet
  • Flower size: 2 inches long
  • Flower color: blue
  • Flowering time: September to November
  • Origin: native
Gentianopsis crinita (Froel.) Ma
Gentianopsis crinita (Froel.) Ma