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Prairie Gentian

Gentiana affinis


"Late-flowering perennial from a scaly rootstock; stems leafy, usually several together, with a terminal cluster of two or three pairs of short-pedicelled flowers."


"Not uncommon locally on rocky calcareous slopes but rarely reaching timberline. Southern British Columbia east to southern Manitoba. (Rocky Mountain Wild Flowers, by A.E. Porsild, 1979). Spotted at Forgetmenot Pond, Kananaskis Provincial Park, Alberta.

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Alberta, Canada

Spotted on Sep 5, 2011
Submitted on Aug 29, 2012

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