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Greater Fringed Gentian
Gentianopsis crinita (Gentiana crinita)

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

• 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

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Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.