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American Spurred Gentian (Halenia deflexa)

  • American Spurred Gentian (Halenia Deflexa) https://www.sagebud.com/american-spurred-gentian-halenia-deflexa
    Credit: Britton, N.L., and A. Brown | An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. | License: PD USDA NRCS
  • American Spurred Gentian (Halenia Deflexa) https://www.sagebud.com/american-spurred-gentian-halenia-deflexa
    Credit: unknown | http://www.nps.gov/a... | License: PD US Government PD US NPS
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Halenia Deflexa, or more commonly know as American Spurred Gentian, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Halenia. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Halenia Deflexa or American Spurred Gentian's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Illinois, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New York, South Dakota, Vermont, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Halenia
  • Family: Gentianaceae
  • Order: Gentianales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N) SPM (N)
  • State T/E Status: MA (E) NH (E) NY (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: MA (spurred gentian) NH (spurred gentian) NY (spurred gentian)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FAC) 3(FAC) 4(NI) 9(NI)





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