Taxon  Report   3786 
Gentiana sceptrum  Griseb.
king's scepter gentian
Gentiana sceptrum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
 

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Gentiana sceptrum
© 2011 Ryan Batten
Gentiana sceptrum
© Charles Webber1998 California Academy of Sciences
Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: GENTIANACEAE  
Genus: Gentiana
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Gentiana menziesii
PLANTS: Gentiana sceptrum var. cascadensis
PLANTS: Gentiana sceptrum var. humilis
 Information about  Gentiana sceptrum  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (GESC)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 31, 2014).

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