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A biennial or annual plant (Gentianopsis crinita) of eastern North America, having blue, bell-shaped flowers with fringed petals.
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|Noun||1.||fringed gentian - any of various herbs of the genus Gentianopsis having the margins of the corolla lobes fringed; sometimes included in genus Gentiana|
gentian - any of various plants of the family Gentianaceae especially the genera Gentiana and Gentianella and Gentianopsis
Gentianopsis, genus Gentianopsis - genus of fringed gentians; in some classifications included in genus Gentiana
Gentiana crinita, Gentianopsis crinita - tall widely distributed fringed gentian of eastern North America having violet-blue or white fringed flowers
Gentiana detonsa, Gentianopsis detonsa - medium-tall fringed gentian with pale-blue to blue-purple flowers; circumboreal in distribution
Gentiana procera, Gentianopsid procera - small blue-flowered fringed gentian of east central North America
Gentiana thermalis, Gentianopsis thermalis - small blue-flowered fringed gentian of western United States (Rocky Mountains) especially around hot springs in Yellowstone National Park