Calflora
Taxon  Report   10817    
Comastoma tenellum  (Rottb.) Toyok.
Dane's dwarf gentian
Comastoma tenellum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: GENTIANACEAE  
Genus: Comastoma

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Subalpine Forest, Bristle-cone Pine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Gentianella tenella ssp. tenella

Alternate Names:
JEF: Comastoma tenellum var. tenellum
JEF: Gentiana tenella
JEF: Gentianella tenella ssp. tenella
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More information about  Comastoma tenellum
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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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 24, 2020).