Frasera speciosa

Monument Plant
Frasera speciosa (Swertia radiata)

Family: Gentian (Gentianaceae)
AKA: Green Gentian, Deer's Ears
Photo taken on: June 25, 2005
Location: Brush Creek, GV, CO
Life Zones: Foothills to subalpine
Habitat: Meadows

The Monument Plant produces a flower spike from 5-7ft tall with hundreds of flowers on the stem.arrow

Frasera speciosa



It flowers in synchronization with other plants. It can live up to 80 years as a rosette of long, strap-like leaves but dies after producing the flower spike.

Photo taken on: July 17, 2010
Location: Brush Creek, GV, CO

Green & Brown Flowers | White/Cream Long Clusters