Definition of Gentiana quinquefolia
1. Noun. Gentian of eastern North America having clusters of bristly blue flowers.
Generic synonyms: Gentian
Group relationships: Gentianella, Genus Gentianella
Lexicographical Neighbors of Gentiana Quinquefolia
Literary usage of Gentiana quinquefolia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"... Gall-of-the-earth; Ague-weed Herbaceous annual Woods, springy slopes, roadside banks and shaded limestone bluffs. Gentiana quinquefolia L. ..."