Taxon  Report   3788 
Gentianella amarella  (L.) Boerner  ssp. acuta  (Michaux) J. M. Gillett
Autumn Dwarf Gentian
Gentianella amarella ssp. acuta, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Gentianella amarella ssp. acuta
© 2003 Penn Martin II
Gentianella amarella ssp. acuta
© 2003 Penn Martin II
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Genus: Gentianella
Parent Record Gentianella amarella.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Amarella acuta
PLANTS: Gentianella amarella var. acuta
PLANTS: Gentianella acuta
PLANTS: Gentiana strictiflora
PLANTS: Gentiana plebeja
PLANTS: Gentiana plebeja var. holmii
PLANTS: Gentiana amarella
PLANTS: Gentiana amarella var. stricta
PLANTS: Gentiana amarella var. plebeja
PLANTS: Gentiana amarella var. acuta
PLANTS: Gentiana amarella ssp. acuta
PLANTS: Gentiana acuta
PLANTS: Amarella strictiflora
PLANTS: Amarella plebeja
PLANTS: Amarella plebeja var. holmii
PLANTS: Gentianella strictiflora
 Information about  Gentianella amarella ssp. acuta  from other sources:

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 27, 2015).

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