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Felwort (Swertia perennis)

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  • Felwort (Swertia Perennis) http://www.sagebud.com/felwort-swertia-perennis
    Credit: Martin Vav?ík | Own work | License: PD
  • Felwort (Swertia Perennis) http://www.sagebud.com/felwort-swertia-perennis
    Credit: Martin Vav?ík | Own work | License: PD
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    Credit: Jerzy Opio?a | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5,2.0,1.0 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
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    Credit: Jerzy Opio?a | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
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Swertia Perennis, or more commonly know as Felwort, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Swertia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Swertia Perennis or Felwort's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Swertia
  • Family: Gentianaceae
  • Order: Gentianales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) CAN (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 7(FAC+) 8(FACW-) 9(FACW) 0(FACW*) A(FAC)


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