lesser fringed gentian

(Gentianopsis virgata)

Overview
lesser fringed gentian
 

 

 

 

 

 

     
           
 
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Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

3, 4, 7.

 
  1/9/2014      
         
 
Taxonomy
 
  Kingdom Plantae (green algae and land plants)  
  Subkingdom Viridiplantae (green plants)  
  Infrakingdom Streptophyta (land plants and green algae)  
  Superdivision Embryophyta (land plants)  
  Division Tracheophyta (vascular plants)  
  Subdivision Spermatophytina (seed plants)  
  Class Magnoliopsida (flowering plants)  
  Superorder Asteranae  
 

Order

Gentianales (gentians, dogbanes, madders, and allies)  
 

Family

Gentianaceae (gentian)  
  Tribe Gentianeae  
  Subtribe Swertiinae  
 

Genus

Gentianopsis (fringed gentian)  
 

 

   
 

Subordinate Taxa

 
 

lesser fringed gentian (Gentianopsis virgata ssp. virgata)

Macoun’s fringed gentian (Gentianopsis virgata ssp. macounii)

Victorin’s gentian (Gentianopsis virgata ssp. victorinii)

 
       
 

There are three subspecies of lesser fringed gentian currently recognized. Two of these occur in Minnesota. Plants of the World Online (POWO) raised two varieties to species level and does not recognize any varieties of lesser fringed gentian.

 
       
 

Synonyms

 
 

Gentianopsis procera

 
       
 

Common Names

 
 

Great Plains fringed gentian

lesser fringed gentian

small fringed gentian

smaller fringed gentian

 
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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