closed gentian


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Related to closed gentian: Gentiana clausa, Gentiana andrewsii
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Noun1.closed gentian - similar to Gentiana andrewsii but with larger flowersclosed gentian - similar to Gentiana andrewsii but with larger flowers
gentian - any of various plants of the family Gentianaceae especially the genera Gentiana and Gentianella and Gentianopsis
2.closed gentian - gentian of eastern North America having tubular blue or white flowers that open little if at allclosed gentian - gentian of eastern North America having tubular blue or white flowers that open little if at all
gentian - any of various plants of the family Gentianaceae especially the genera Gentiana and Gentianella and Gentianopsis
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The deep blue petals of closed gentian illuminated the forest floor, along with the starburst white of tall meadow rue.