Taxon  Report   7890 
Swertia perennis  L.
Felwort,  Star green gentian
Swertia perennis
© 2011 Robert Sivinski
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Swertia perennis, 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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Swertia perennis
© Gerald and Buff Corsi 2009 California Academy of Sciences
Genus: Swertia
Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Swertia perennis var. obtusa
ICPN: Swertia covillei
More information about  Swertia perennis
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 24, 2016).

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