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Gentiana pneumonanthe L.

Family - Gentianaceae

Common Name - Marsh gentian

 

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Habitats
Heath
Marsh
Description of Genus

Mostly annual herbs without hairs. The floral parts are in fives.

Flowering stems of Gentiana pneumonanthe
Quentin GroomFlowering stem of Gentiana pneumonanthe
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Life History
Perennial
UK distribution

Found in England and Wales. (See Map)

Flowering Time

In flower during August and September.

Fruit

The fruit is a capsule.

Flower

The flower is actinomorphic and is blue in colour.

Names in other languages and countries

Germany
Lungen-Enzian
Sweden
klockgentiana
Poland
Goryczka waskolistna