Gentiana austromontana

ClassificationDicots
FamilyGentianaceae
Family (Traditional)Gentianaceae
GenusGentiana
Species:Gentiana austromontana J. S. Pringle & Sharp
Common NameAppalachian Gentian
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: NRG; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Blue; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 7
StatusNative; TN[S3] (State Rank); G3 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Carter (TN), Johnson (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN), Washington (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ETSU, APSC, EKY, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1979 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100476496 Unicoi Tennessee 20 Sep 1979 B. Eugene Wofford
79-287
EKY
Gentiana austromontana
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 28 Aug 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
N/A Sullivan Tennessee 14 Oct 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU007343 Johnson Tennessee 25 Aug 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU005802 Unicoi Tennessee 30 Oct 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU006198 Carter Tennessee 17 Oct 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 12 Oct 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
N/A Johnson Tennessee 21 Sep 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
N/A Carter Tennessee 18 Sep 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
TENN-V-0176103 Unicoi Tennessee 20 Sep 1979 B.E. Wofford, D.K. Smith
79-287
TENN
Gentiana austromontana
TENN-V-0176105 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Gentiana austromontana
TENN-V-0176098 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Gentiana austromontana
TENN-V-0176102 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Gentiana austromontana
TENN-V-0176099 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Gentiana austromontana
TENN-V-0176096 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Gentiana austromontana
TENN-V-0176104 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Gentiana austromontana
TENN-V-0176100 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Gentiana austromontana
TENN-V-0176097 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Gentiana austromontana
TENN-V-0176093 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Gentiana austromontana
TENN-V-0176101 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Gentiana austromontana
TENN-V-0176094 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Gentiana austromontana
TENN-V-0176095 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Gentiana austromontana
UCHT008059 Unicoi Tennessee 20 Sep 1979 B. Eugene Wofford, D. K. Smith
79-287
UCHT
Gentiana austromontana
APSC0012996 Johnson Tennessee
APSC
Gentiana austromontana
APSC0044062 Unicoi Tennessee
APSC
Gentiana austromontana
APSC0070139 Carter Tennessee
APSC
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU031773 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU018011 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU018012 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU018017 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU025733 Johnson Tennessee 29 Sep 2013 Adam McCullough
DOEM 0365
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU018016 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU034773 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU034779 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU018019 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU018009 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU032062 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU030492 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU032289 Unicoi Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU018018 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU018015 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU018010 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU031745 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU030493 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU031772 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU034776 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU018014 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU025708 Johnson Tennessee 24 Sep 2013 Adam McCullough
DOEM 0340
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU031109 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
ETSU018013 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Gentiana austromontana
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Gentiana austromontana - Milo Pyne
Gentiana austromontana - Milo Pyne
Gentiana austromontana - Milo Pyne
Gentiana austromontana - Milo Pyne