Gentiana puberulenta J. S. Pringle
Common Name: PRAIRIE GENTIAN
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb
Status: E
Gentiana puberulenta B. S. Slaughter

Sandy, seasonally moist to dry prairies and opening. Once widespread in southern Michigan, there are very few recent records from the state.

The flowers are ordinarily a very deep rich blue and open only in sunshine.

Locations

Allegan County
Kent County
Oakland County
St. Clair County
Washtenaw County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. October 20, 2020. https://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1394.