Gentiana crinita. Gentian Family. Sept. - Oct.

Found in moist meadows, woods. Maine to Quebec, south to Georgia and westward.

Flowers

Pale or deep violet-blue, erect, tubular, with 4 spreading, fringed lobes.

Leaves

Opposite, acute at the tip, widening to a rounded base, seated on stem. Plant stem branching, erect, each bearing a single terminal flower, 1 - 3 feet high.

Fringed Gentian.

Fringed Gentian.