Gentiana Calycosa, or more commonly know as Rainier Pleated Gentian, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and blue flowers of the genus Gentiana. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 0.6 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during mid spring and is tolerant of shade. Gentiana Calycosa or Rainier Pleated Gentian's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
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