Taxon  Report   3789    
Gentianella tenella  (Rottb.) Börner  ssp. tenella   
(no longer an active name)
Dane's dwarf gentian
Gentianella tenella ssp. tenella, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Genus: Gentianella
Habitat: meadows

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

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Comastoma tenellum

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Comastoma tenellum
PLANTS: Gentiana tenella
NOTE: Gentianella tenella ssp. tenella is no longer an active name.
More information about  Gentianella tenella ssp. tenella
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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:   (Accessed: Dec 11, 2019).