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Rare fringed gentians and more...
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The Fringed Gentian (Gentianopsis crinita) is extremely rare in Georgia.   The few known
populations all grow in the difficult soil conditions of the Brasstown Bald ultra-mafic ring.


~ 2014 ~


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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (black form) on gentian


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A few of the more common Gentian species:

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Stiff Gentian   (Gentianella quinquefolia)


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Soapwort Gentian   (Gentiana saponaria)


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A beautiful Soapwort Gentian specimen



~ A few roadside images from 2015 ~

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