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Native Plants and Wild Plants: Which gentian?

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back40bean
Decatur, GA
(Zone 7b)

September 4, 2012
9:54 PM

Post #9265353

I found these near our cabin in western NC. I saw one last year which was blue but all I saw this year are as you see here. The blue one was in a different spot. Thanks for your comments.

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chinabitbit
Fridley, MN
(Zone 4b)

September 4, 2012
10:11 PM

Post #9265365

That looks like Chelone/Turtlehead, not Gentian.
plantnutz
Austell, GA
(Zone 7a)

September 5, 2012
2:54 AM

Post #9265436

I agree.
back40bean
Decatur, GA
(Zone 7b)

September 5, 2012
7:49 AM

Post #9265659

OK, well thanks. I bought a Chelonii leonii earlier this year and planted it not too far away. I know these didn't come from what I bought and that's not the first time I've bought a native plant only to then find more of same nearby. This is the way I learn and I greatly appreciate the comments.

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