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Gentiana glauca

pale gentian or glaucous gentian

Description:

A low-growing (6" to 8" in height) clump of foliage from which blossoms of the clearest blue emerge. Blossoms approximately 1-1/2" across.

Habitat:

Alpine environment.

Notes:

Found early along The Highline trail at Logan Pass, Glacier National Park.

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2 Comments

BethAngermeier
BethAngermeier 7 years ago

Thank you, Emily :)

EmilyUmbarger
EmilyUmbarger 7 years ago

This looks like a Gentian sp. flower. How gorgeous! http://photoseek.photoshelter.com/galler...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gentiana

BethAngermeier
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BethAngermeier

Montana, USA

Spotted on Aug 17, 2013
Submitted on Aug 20, 2013

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