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Stiff Gentian, Agueweed
Gentianella quinquefolia (Gentiana quinquefolia)
Full sun to light shade, medium to moderately dry moisture level, prefers somewhat barren soil containing clay or rocky material. Will re-seed.
Germination Code: C(60), D
Native Region: ?
Biennial, may be an annual. Usually found in high quality natural habitats, often where limestone is close to the ground surface.