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Gentianella amarella (autumn dwarf gentian; autumn dwarf-gentian; autumn dwarfgentian; annual gentian)

Wikipedia Abstract

Gentianella amarella (the autumn gentian or autumn felwort) is a species of the genus Gentianella. It is a short biennial plant with elliptical to lanceolate leaves. The flowers are purplish bells between 12 and 22 mm long. It flowers between July and September. Its habitat is in grass, often on lime-rich soil (in England typically on chalk). It is found throughout Northern Europe.
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Flower Type [1]  Hermaphrodite
Lifespan [1]  Biennial
Pollinators [1]  Bees
Structure [3]  Herb
Height [1]  12 inches (0.3 m)
Light Preference [2]  Mostly Sunny
Soil Acidity [2]  Neutral
Soil Fertility [2]  Infertile
Soil Moisture [2]  Mostly Dry
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Protected Areas


Clepsis senecionana (Rustic Tortrix)[4]
Dasineura gentianae[5]
Eriophyes kerneri <Unverified Name>[5]
Eupithecia subumbrata[5]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Dixon National Tallgrass Prairie Seed Bank


North America;

External References

USDA Plant Profile



Attributes / relations provided by
1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
2ECOFACT 2a Technical Annex - Ellenberg’s indicator values for British Plants, M O Hill, J O Mountford, D B Roy & R G H Bunce (1999)
3Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
4HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
5Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Protected Areas provided by Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
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