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Gentianella amarella ssp. heterosepala (Autumn dwarf gentian)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Gentianella amarella ssp. heterosepala

Gentianella amarella (L.) Börner ssp. heterosepala (Engelm.) J.M. Gillett

Autumn Dwarf Gentian

Gentianaceae (Gentian Family)

Synonym(s): Amarella scopulorum, Gentiana amarella ssp. heterosepala, Gentiana heterosepala, Gentiana scopulorum, Gentianella amarella var. heterosepala, Gentianella heterosepala


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Oblanceolate
Inflorescence: Axillary
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue , Violet
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AZ , CO , NM , UT , WY

Additional resources

USDA: Find Gentianella amarella ssp. heterosepala in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Gentianella amarella ssp. heterosepala in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Gentianella amarella ssp. heterosepala


Record Modified: 2011-08-14
Research By: TWC Staff

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