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PlantFiles: Striped Gentian
Gentiana villosa

Family: Gentianaceae (jen-shun-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Gentiana (jen-shee-AN-uh) (Info)
Species: villosa (vil-OH-suh) (Info)

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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive corgimom On Oct 4, 2011, corgimom from Pontotoc, MS (Zone 7b) wrote:

I came across this plant on the edge of the woods behind my house. It is a little beauty although hard to see because of its coloring. The bloom is creamy white with green stripes.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Pontotoc, Mississippi

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