Gentiana clausa

ClassificationDicots
FamilyGentianaceae
Family (Traditional)Gentianaceae
GenusGentiana
SpeciesGentiana clausa Raf.
Common NameBottle gentian
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Purple; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 6.8
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (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: Blount (TN), Carter (TN), Johnson (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN), Washington (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1961 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
N/A Carter Tennessee 23 Aug 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Gentiana clausa
ETSU007344 Carter Tennessee 09 Oct 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Gentiana clausa
ETSU008461 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Gentiana clausa
TENN-V-0176106 Carter Tennessee 12 Sep 1961 J.S Pringle, A.J. Sharp, Gwynn Ramsey, F. Barclay, J.K. Underwood
29371
TENN
Gentiana clausa
TENN-V-0176107 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Gentiana clausa
TENN-V-0176110 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Gentiana clausa
BRIT118718 Johnson Tennessee 06 Jun 1991 Milo Pyne
91-034b
VDB
Gentiana clausa
BRIT118716 Carter Tennessee 10 Sep 1973 G. Gonsoulin
3399
VDB
Gentiana clausa
TENN-V-0176111 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Gentiana clausa
TENN-V-0176113 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Gentiana clausa
TENN-V-0176109 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Gentiana clausa
TENN-V-0176112 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Gentiana clausa
TENN-V-0176108 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Gentiana clausa
UCHT008058 Carter Tennessee 12 Sep 1967 J. S. Pringle, A. J. Sharp, Gwynn Ramsey, F. Barclay, J. K. Underwood.
29371
UCHT
Gentiana clausa
UCHT041993 Carter Tennessee
UCHT
Gentiana clausa
BRIT118715 Carter Tennessee 12 Sep 1973 G. Gonsoulin
3425
VDB
Gentiana clausa
BRIT118714 Carter Tennessee 11 Sep 1978 Paul Somers
1482
VDB
Gentiana clausa
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Plant Photos

Gentiana clausa - Joey Shaw
Gentiana clausa - Joey Shaw
Gentiana clausa - Milo Pyne
Gentiana clausa - Milo Pyne