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Connecticut Plants
Stiff Gentian (Agueweed)
Gentianella quinquefolia (L.) Small

Stiff gentian is endangered in the state of Connecticut.

  • Synonyms: Gentiana quinquefolia
  • Family: gentian (Gentianaceae)
  • Habitat: wet fields, rich woods
  • Height: 6-30 inches
  • Flower size: 3/4 inch long
  • Flower color: purple
  • Flowering time: August to October
  • Origin: native
Gentianella quinquefolia (L.) Small