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Hybrid Gentian

Gentianella x pamplinii

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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Gentianales
Family:
Gentianaceae (Gentian)
Type:
Flower
Life Cycle:
Annual or Biennial
Maximum Size:
40 centimetres tall
Habitats:
Grassland, roadsides, sand dunes, scrub.

Flower:
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Purple, 5 petals
 
Purple, bell-shaped flowers.
Fruit:
A 2-parted capsule.
Leaves:
An annual and hybrid between the Autumn Gentian (Gentianella amarella) and Chiltern gentian (Gentianella germanica). Very variable in appearance and difficult to distinguish between its pure-bred derivatives. Most hybrids are closer looking to the Chiltern Gentian. The leaves are in opposite pairs up the stems. They are pointed oval to lance-shaped.
Frequency (UK):
Unusual  
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