Triosteum aurantiacum
(Early Horse Gentian)

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               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit


Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Early Horse Gentian, Orange-Fruited Horse Gentian
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 4 - 8
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: May - June
    Status: Native

Triosteum aurantiacum, or Early Horse Gentian, is native to approximately the upper two-thirds of the eastern half of the US. It is a perennial that grows in open woods, thickets and along woodland edges. It blooms in mid to late spring and early summer with red flowers.

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