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Trumpet Gentian

Observed: 19th June 2009 By: lpearcelpearce’s reputation in Plantslpearce’s reputation in Plantslpearce’s reputation in Plants
Gentian
Gentian
Description:

Saw these wonderful alpine plants at 2000 metres on the Krippenstein in the Austrian Alps.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Trumpet Gentian (Gentiana clusii) interacts

Comments

bobthebirder's picture

trumpet gentian

Not a species I'm familiar with, so I had to look it up but the pointed petals and spots inside the trumpet are diagnostic.

Bob Ford

martinjohnbishop's picture

Gentiana kochiana is a

Gentiana kochiana is a synonym of Gentiana acaulis but this has different calyx teeth to those shown and usually is green-spotted in the throat. G. acaulis is calcifuge whereas G. clusiana is found on limestone or other basic situations.