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Northern Gentian - Gentianella amarella
Other Names:  Gentiana amarella


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 3

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General Description
Stems erect, 10–40 cm. Leaves lanceolate, 1–4 cm long. Inflorescence a leafy-bracteate panicle. Flowers: calyx 4–11 mm long, the lobes subequal, linear-lanceolate; corolla pink(white) to pale violet, 1–2 cm long, the lobes fringed on the inside. Capsule ca. as long as corolla (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Circumboreal, south to CA, NM, SD, MN and VT (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 59

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Habitat
Grasslands, wet meadows, open forest, thickets, often where disturbed; montane to alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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