bottle gentian

(Gentiana andrewsii)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

not listed

bottle gentian

NatureServe

N5? - Secure

SNR - Unranked

Minnesota

not listed

Wetland
Indicator
Status

Great Plains

FAC - Facultative

Midwest

FACW - Facultative wetland

Northcentral & Northeast

FACW - Facultative wetland

         
         
         
          Photo by Bill Reynolds
 
Identification

See Subordinate Taxa (below) for identifying information.

 
Distribution Distribution Map   Sources: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 24, 28.
 
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Taxonomy

Family:

Gentianaceae (gentian)

 

Tribe:

Gentianeae

 

Subtribe:

Gentianinae

 
Subordinate Taxa

bottle gentian (Gentiana andrewsii var. andrewsii)

Dakota gentian (Gentiana andrewsii var. dakotica)

 
Synonyms

 

 
Common
Names

Andrew’s gentian

bottle gentian

closed bottle gentian

closed gentian

prairie gentian

prairie closed gentian

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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  Gentiana andrewsii BOTTLE GENTIAN
Frank Mayfield
 
  Gentiana andrewsii BOTTLE GENTIAN  
     
  Gentiana andrewsii
Joshua Mayer
 
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Bottle or Andrews' Gentian

 
     

 

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  Bee and Bottle Gentian in North Dakota
Dusty VanThuyne
 
   
 
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Published on Apr 17, 2012

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  Bumble Bee on Bottle Gentian
Creating Sustainable Landscapes, LLC
 
   
 
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Published on Jan 5, 2015

Bumble bees are the only bees strong enough to enter the closed flowers of Bottle Gentian (Gentiana andrewsii).

   
       
  Bumble Bee Pollinating Bottle Gentian
Samantha Vo
 
   
 
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Published on Feb 19, 2015

   
       
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Uploaded on Nov 28, 2011

Bumblebee gathering nectar from a beautiful but strange bottle gentian flower in the Lurie Garden, Millennium Park in Chicago

   
       
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Published on Jan 12, 2015

A bumblebee enters a bottle gentian flower at Ottawa Lake in the Kettle Moraine State Forest Southern Unit in Eagle, WI

   
       

 

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