Washington Flora Checklist
A Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Washington State
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Checklist » Gentianaceae
Gentianaceae   (Gentian Family)

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Family Synonyms: (none)

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Family treatment authored by Carol Brittnacher; last updated 10/21/2003 by Carol Brittnacher
 
Taxon (native species in boldface) # Synonyms Common Names
Centaurium erythraea Rafn   [JPM2] 1 European centaury, common centaury [H&C, VPBC2]
Centaurium pulchellum (Swartz) Hayek ex Handel-Mazzetti, Stadlmann, Janchen & Faltis   [Draft FNA] 0 lesser or branching centaury
Comastoma tenellum (Rottb.) Toyok.   [JPM2] 3 Samiland gentian
Frasera albicaulis Douglas var. albicaulis    [H&C] 2 white-stemmed frasera
Frasera albicaulis Griseb. var. columbiana (St. John) Hitchc.   [H&C] 1 Columbia frasera
Frasera fastigiata (Pursh) Heller   [H&C] 1 clustered frasera , Umpqua green-gentian
Frasera speciosa Dougl. ex Griseb.   [H&C] 1 giant frasera, elkweed
Gentiana affinis Griseb.   [H&C] 1 pleated gentian, prairie gentian, Rocky Mtn. gentian
Gentiana calycosa Griseb.   [H&C] 3 explorer's gentian, mt. bog gentian
Gentiana douglasiana Bong.   [H&C] 0 swamp gentian
Gentiana glauca Pall.   [H&C] 2 glaucous gentian
Gentiana sceptrum Griseb. in Hook.   [H&C] 0 staff gentian, king's gentian
Gentianella amarella (L.) Boerner ssp. acuta (Michx.) J. Gillett   [JPM] 2 felwort, northern gentian
Swertia perennis L.   [H&C] 1 swertia, alpine bog swertia, also felwort
Zeltnera exaltata (Griseb.) G. Mans.   [JPM2] 1 tall centaury, desert centaury
Zeltnera muehlenbergii (Griseb.) G. Mans.    [JPM2] 2 Muhlenberg`s centaury


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