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Spring Gentian

Observed: 4th June 2013 By: geff.2007geff.2007’s reputation in Plantsgeff.2007’s reputation in Plantsgeff.2007’s reputation in Plantsgeff.2007’s reputation in Plantsgeff.2007’s reputation in Plants
23 Gentian, Alpine or Snow (1)
23 Gentian, Alpine or Snow (2)
23 Gentian, Alpine or Snow (3)
23 Gentian, Alpine or Snow (4)
Description:

It may be this, but it seems a confusing area. G.nivalis is said to be Alpine or Snow Gentian, but G.alpina is also Alpine Gentian and totally different from this o.b. Snow Gentian does not appear to be in the iSpot databank. Can anyone shed any light on this beautiful deep blue flower.

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Spring Gentian (Gentiana verna) interacts

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Thanks for the correction, I

Thanks for the correction, I will edit accordingly. What set me on the wrong track was the lack of basal rosettes and the long stems - all photos of G.verna show flower heads almost growing from the ground whereas these have long stems. A lovely flower nevertheless!