Northern Gentian - Gentianella amarella
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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)
Circumboreal, south to CA, NM, SD, MN and VT (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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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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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.