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Elegant Gentian (Gentiana setigera)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Gentianaceae
  • State: CA, OR
  • Nature Serve ID: 153837
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  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Elegant Gentian (Gentiana setigera) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Elegant Gentian can be found in California, Oregon

Which CPC Partners conserve Elegant Gentian (Gentiana setigera)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

Nature Serve Biotics
  • 05/02/2017

Restricted to serpentine wetlands of southwestern Oregon and northern California. Total plant numbers are low and although there are about 66 occurrences, threats from mining are immediate with potential for major impacts.

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Taxon Gentiana setigera
Authority Gray
Family Gentianaceae
CPC Number 12882
ITIS 565208
Common Names Mendocino Gentian
Associated Scientific Names Gentiana setigera | Gentiana bisetaea | Pneumonanthe setigera
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Oregon S2
Ecological Relationships


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