Calflora
Taxon  Report   3785    
Gentiana prostrata  Haenke
Pygmy gentian
Gentiana prostrata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Search
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: GENTIANACEAE  
Genus: Gentiana
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Alpine Fell-fields

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Chondrophylla nutans
PLANTS: Chondrophylla prostrata
PLANTS: Ciminalis prostrata
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More information about  Gentiana prostrata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (GEPR3)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2019).