Gentiana Clausa, or more commonly know as Bottle Gentian, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and purple flowers of the genus Gentiana. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 1.5 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring summer fall, blooms during late summer and is somewhat tolerant of shade. Gentiana Clausa or Bottle Gentian's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Virginia and Vermont.
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