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Gentianella wislizeni

Gentianella wislizeni (Engelm.) J.M. Gillett

Chiricahua Mountain Dwarf Gentian, Chiricahua Mountain Dwarf-gentian, Chiricahua Dwarf Gentian, Chiricahua Gentian

Gentianaceae (Gentian family)

Synonym(s): Gentiana wislizeni

USDA Symbol: GEWI2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: White to pale blue to lavender.


Native Habitat: Rocky pine-oak woodlands, mixed conifer forests.

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Research Literature

Reslit 3114 - A Revision of the North American Species of Gentianella Moench (1957) John M Gillett

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Gentianella wislizeni in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Gentianella wislizeni in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Gentianella wislizeni


Record Modified: 2021-02-03
Research By: CBR

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