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Site: Fannin County, GA Date: 2008-November-10Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Photographed in Fannin County just outside the Cohutta Wilderness. G saponaria has paler flowers than G. clausa, and these had pretty deep blue flowers, but USDA database doesn't show G. clausa this far south, and the leaves of G. clausa seem to be generally wider than these. This is also similar to G. linearis, but USDA database also does not show this in Georgia. Both G. clausa and G. linearis are close enough that they are possibles.
Gentiana  saponaria

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