Taxon  Report   3790    
Gentianopsis holopetala  (A. Gray) H. H. Iltis
Sierra fringed gentian,  Sierra gentian
Gentianopsis holopetala
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
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Gentianopsis holopetala
© 2005 Steve Matson
Gentianopsis holopetala
© 2006 Matt Below
Gentianopsis holopetala, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Gentianopsis holopetala
© 2005 Steve Matson
Genus: Gentianopsis
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Gentiana holopetala
PLANTS: Gentianella detonsa ssp. holopetala
More information about  Gentianopsis holopetala
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).