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Gentiana  affinis Griseb.  sect. Pneumonanthe 
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentiana  affinis Griseb.  sect. Pneumonanthe
SynonymsDasystephana affinis (Griseb.) Rydb.
 Gentiana bigelovii A.Gray
 Pneumonanthe affinis (Griseb.) Greene
Territory
grassland
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description leaves numerous, lower leaves reduced, the other narrowly lanceolate to elliptic-ovate, flowers several, tubular-infundibuliform, 20-45mm long, lobes ovate
Size15-40cm
Colordark blue
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
division in spring; cuttings in late spring
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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