Taxon  Report   3790 
Gentianopsis holopetala  (A. Gray) Iltis
Sierra fringed gentian,  Sierra gentian
Gentianopsis holopetala
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Gentianopsis holopetala
© 2005 Steve Matson
Gentianopsis holopetala
© 2006 Matt Below
Gentianopsis holopetala, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Gentianopsis holopetala
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Gentianopsis
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Gentiana holopetala
PLANTS: Gentianella detonsa ssp. holopetala
More information about  Gentianopsis holopetala
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 29, 2017).

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