Taxon  Report   3788 
Gentianella amarella  (L.) Börner  ssp. acuta  (Michx.) J. M. Gillett
Autumn dwarf gentian
Gentianella amarella ssp. acuta
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
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Gentianella amarella ssp. acuta
© 2014 Steve Matson
Gentianella amarella ssp. acuta
© 2003 Penn Martin II
Gentianella amarella ssp. acuta, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Gentianella amarella ssp. acuta
© 2003 Penn Martin II
Genus: Gentianella
Parent Record Gentianella amarella
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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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
ICPN: Amarella copelandii
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 19, 2018).

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