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Gentianopsis crinita (Froel.) Ma
greater fringed gentian

General Information
Symbol: GECR2
Group: Dicot
Family: Gentianaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM   


Symbol Scientific Name
GEVE5 Gentiana ventricosa Griseb.
GECR4 Gentianella crinita (Froel.) G. Don
GECR3 Gentiana crinita Froel.
ANCR6 Anthopogon crinitum (Froel.) Raf.
GECRN2 Gentianella crinita (Froel.) G. Don ssp. nevadensis (Gilg) Weaver & Rudenberg


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Gentianales
Family Gentianaceae – Gentian family
Genus Gentianopsis Ma – fringed gentian
Species Gentianopsis crinita (Froel.) Ma – greater fringed gentian

Subordinate Taxa

This plant has no children

Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
fringed gentian
fringed gentian
New Hampshire
Gentiana crinita
fringed gentian
New York
fringed gentian
Exploitably Vulnerable
North Carolina
fringed gentian
Special Concern, Endangered
Rhode Island
fringed gentian

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont OBL
Great Plains OBL
Midwest OBL
Northcentral & Northeast FACW



Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover