Gentianaceae – Gentian Family

Plants in the worldwide Gentian Family (Gentianaceae) are usually annual, biennial, and perennial herbs (a few are shrubs or small trees) with simple, opposite or whorled leaves, bisexual, tubular, bell-shaped, or funnel-shaped flowers with usually 4 or 5 (sometimes more) lobes, sepals, and stamens and a superior ovary, and fruit in the form of a capsule or rarely a berry.

Listed below are some of the southeastern Arizona plants in this family.