Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Halenia deflexa (Sm.) Griseb. subsp. deflexa image
Photographer: Eric J. Epstein           

Derek Anderson

Robert Bierman
Family Gentianaceae
Halenia deflexa (Sm.) Griseb. subsp. deflexa
American spurred-gentian, spurred-gentian
Halenia: for Johann Halen, German botanist
deflexa: turned away
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, annual, 8"-32" tall forb
Flower: whitish to slightly yellowish or purplish, 4-parted, 3/8" long, tubular-shaped, with downward pointing spurs; flower drawing inflorescence loose, branched, separated clusters with 5-9 stalked flowers; blooms July-Aug.
Leaf:opposite, mostly stalkless
Habitat: moderate moisture to wet; conifer forests, bogs
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Halenia deflexa (Sm.) Griseb. var. deflexa
Swertia deflexa Sm.

         
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