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Great Lakes Gentian

Gentiana rubricaulis


Differs from Bottle Gentian (Gentiana andrewsii) which has deep blue flowers that remain closed and flowers with overlapping rounded lobes and fine teeth at the tips. Great Lakes Gentian flowers are paler and open and the small sepals are toothed.


In a fen (peatland) in full sun.

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Gary Walton
Gary Walton a year ago

Brian, gentians are cool looking flowers. Hoping to find Gentiana andrewsii this week or next.

Brian38 a year ago

Awesome spotting Gary! First time spotting of the species on PN!

Gary Walton
Spotted by
Gary Walton

Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Aug 23, 2019
Submitted on Aug 25, 2019

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