Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Striped Gentian, Sampson’s Snakeroot

Striped Gentian, Sampson’s Snakeroot

Gentiana villosa

Part sun to light shade, medium to moderately dry moisture level, rich soil, moderately acid pH.  1-2 feet height, blooms in fall, greenish white flowers.

Germination Code:  ?

Native Region:  Statewide

Flowers have purple stripes.  Attracts bees.

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