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|Family: Gentianaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Gentianella amarella (L.) Börner subsp. acuta (Michx.) J.M. Gillett
Habit: Plant 5--80 cm. Stem: erect, 1, often with long branches near base, simple or with shorter branches above. Leaf: basal withering early; lower cauline < 45 mm, spoon-shaped to elliptic-oblong, crowded; upper cauline < 60 mm, lance-oblong to ovate, generally << internodes. Inflorescence: flowers several to many; pedicels generally < 2.5(50) cm. Flower: calyx 5--10(18) mm, lobes 1--6 × tube, linear to lanceolate; corolla 7--15(21) mm, blue to rose-violet or white, lobes 3--5.5 mm, ovate-triangular, fringes 0--4 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Wet meadows, bogs; Elevation: 1500--3500 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, CaRH, SNH, SnBr, W&I; Distribution Outside California: to Alaska, eastern North America, Baja California, eastern Asia. Flowering Time: Jul--Sep
Synonyms: Gentiana amarella var. acuta (Michx.) Herder
eFlora Treatment Author: James S. Pringle
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Previous taxon: Gentianella
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Citation for this treatment: James S. Pringle 2016. Gentianella amarella subsp. acuta, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=50700, accessed on October 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 24, 2016.