Taxon  Report   7886 
Swertia albomarginata  (S. Watson) Kuntze
White margined green gentian
Swertia albomarginata
© 2005 James M. Andre
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Swertia albomarginata
© 2005 James M. Andre
Swertia albomarginata
© 2008 Jason E. Willand
Swertia albomarginata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: [4.3] (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Swertia albomarginata
© 2012 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Swertia
Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
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Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
CNPS accepted name: Frasera albomarginata var. albomarginata
CNPS accepted name: Frasera albomarginata var. induta
TJM2 + PLANTS accepted name: Frasera albomarginata
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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: Feb 24, 2018).

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