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Moss Gentian - Gentiana fremontii
Other Names:  Gentiana aquatica

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G3G4
State Rank: S3?

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 7

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General Description
Glabrous annual or biennial similar to G. prostrata. Stems prostrate to ascending, simple or branched at the base, 2–10 cm. Leaves basal and cauline; the basal suborbicular, 5–10 mm long; the cauline oblanceolate, 4–7 mm long. Inflorescence a solitary, terminal flower. Flowers 4- to 5-merous, funnelform; calyx 4–12 mm long; corolla white, 7–15 mm long with spreading lobes 1–2 mm long. Capsule 4–7 mm long, opening by 2 valves on an elongating stipe (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK south to CA, AZ and NM (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 4

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