Taxon  Report   3787    
Gentiana setigera  A. Gray
Mendocino gentian
Gentiana setigera, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders, Oregon.
also called Gentiana bisetaea
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Search
(25 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Genus: Gentiana
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 5.8; (strict endemic)

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPS + PLANTS: Gentiana bisetaea
More information about  Gentiana setigera
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 27, 2020).