Taxon  Report   3785 
Gentiana prostrata  Haenke
Pygmy gentian
Gentiana prostrata
© Gerald and Buff Corsi 2010 California Academy of Sciences
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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 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Gentiana prostrata
© 2009 Ron Wolf
Genus: Gentiana
Alpine Fell-fields
Habitat: meadows [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands: [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Chondrophylla nutans
PLANTS: Chondrophylla prostrata
PLANTS: Ciminalis prostrata
PLANTS: Gentiana nutans
PLANTS: Gentiana prostrata var. americana
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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 27, 2016).

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