Agueweed (Gentianella quinquefolia)


Gentianella Quinquefolia, or more commonly know as Agueweed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Gentianella. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Gentianella Quinquefolia or Agueweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Gentianella
  • Family: Gentianaceae
  • Order: Gentianales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: MD (E) ME (PX) MI (T) NY (EV) VT (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: MD (stiff gentian) ME (stiff gentian) MI (stiff gentian) NY (stiff gentian) VT (stiff gentian)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC FACW-
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FAC) 2(FACW-) 3(FAC)

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