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|Family: Gentianaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Gentiana||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Gentiana newberryi A. Gray
Habit: Perennial herb. Stem: arising laterally from caudex, below rosette, decumbent, 1--several, 0.5--10(35) cm. Leaf: basal, lower cauline 8--50(75) mm, 2--25 mm wide, widely spoon-shaped to oblanceolate, rounded or mucronate; upper cauline few, generally > internodes, 6--30(45) mm, 1--8(13) mm wide, oblanceolate to linear, acute. Inflorescence: flowers 2--5 or generally 1. Flower: calyx (10)14--30 mm, lobes linear to narrow-ovate, acute; corolla 23--55 mm, lobes 7--17 mm, elliptic-obovate, short-acuminate, sinus appendages divided into 2 triangular, +- serrate to jagged-cut parts tapered to thread-like tips. Seed: winged.
Note: Varieties intergrade in CaRH, northern SNH (e.g., plants with large stem, leaf, flower and white corollas, or plants with small stem, leaf, flower and blue corollas).
Unabridged Note: Varieties intergrade in central part (CaRH, northern SNH) of sp. range (e.g., plants with stem, leaf, flower in upper part of size ranges for sp. but with white corollas, or plants with stem, leaf, flower in lower part of size ranges for sp. but with blue corollas).
eFlora Treatment Author: James S. Pringle
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Gentiana fremontii
Next taxon: Gentiana newberryi var. newberryi
Citation for this treatment: James S. Pringle 2017. Gentiana newberryi, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26591, accessed on February 27, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 27, 2017.