Gentiana
gentian
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Gentiana affinispleated gentian, prairie gentian, Rocky Mtn. gentian
Distribution: East of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia south to California and Arizona.
Habitat: Damp soil and meadowlands, from the valleys and foothills to well up in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-September
Gentiana calycosaexplorer's gentian, mt. bog gentian
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in the Cascades, Olympics and Blue Mountains of Washington; British Columbia to California, east to Alberta, Wyoming, and Utah.
Habitat: Subalpine to alpine meadows.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-October
Gentiana douglasianaswamp gentian
Distribution: Narrow distribution in Cascade and Olympic Mountains of Washington; Alaska south to Washington.
Habitat: Bogs and tundra.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-September
Gentiana glaucaglaucous gentian
Distribution: In the North Cascades of Washington; Alaska south to Washington and Montana.
Habitat: Tundra and alpine meadows.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-September
Gentiana sceptrumKing's gentian, staff gentian
Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to northwest California.
Habitat: Bogs and wet places, especially along the coast, at low elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-September