Triosteum perfoliatum L.
Common Name: HORSE-GENTIAN
Coefficient of Conservatism: 5
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb

In forests of beech and maple, oak and hickory, or pine; also in marshy ground and grassy areas.

Fully developed plants with strikingly broad connate-perfoliate leaves at the middle of the stem are easily recognized, but fragmentary specimens can be troublesome. See comments under T. aurantiacum. Triosteum perfoliatum blooms later than T. aurantiacum.

Locations

Berrien County
Cass County
Genesee County
Hillsdale County
Kalamazoo County
Lenawee County
Monroe County
Oakland County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 16, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=735.