Taxon  Report   3785 
Gentiana prostrata  Haenke
pygmy gentian
Gentiana prostrata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

 

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Gentiana prostrata
© 2009 Ron Wolf
Gentiana prostrata
© Gerald and Buff Corsi 2010 California Academy of Sciences
Community: Alpine Fell-fields
Habitat: meadows [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands: [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: GENTIANACEAE  
Genus: Gentiana
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Chondrophylla nutans
PLANTS: Chondrophylla prostrata
PLANTS: Ciminalis prostrata
PLANTS: Gentiana nutans
PLANTS: Gentiana prostrata var. americana
 Information about  Gentiana prostrata  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (GEPR3)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 25, 2014).

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