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Gentiana  parryi Engelm.  sect. Pneumonanthe 
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentiana  parryi Engelm.  sect. Pneumonanthe
SynonymsDasystephana parryi (Engelm.) Rydb.
 Gentiana bracteosa Greene
 Pneumonanthe parryi (Engelm.) Greene
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.ColoradoUtahWyoming
grassland
Altitude2400-3600m
Description stem leaves at margins minutely strigose, 2-4cm long, broadly lanceolate, obtuse, at base rounded, flowers 1-several, in compact, bracteate cyme, outer bracts ovate
Size10-15cm
Colorbright blue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
division in spring; cuttings in late spring
BibliographyCronquist, A. et al. (1972-2005) Intermountain Flora
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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