Taxon  Report   3787 
Gentiana setigera  A. Gray
Mendocino gentian

Gentiana setigera
© 2008 Keir Morse
Gentiana setigera, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders, Oregon.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Gentiana setigera
© 2003 Norman Jensen
Genus: Gentiana
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   5.8 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Gentiana plurisetosa
Alternate Names:
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CNPS + PLANTS: Gentiana bisetaea
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 29, 2015).

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