Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala (Engelm.) J. Gillett
Family: Gentianaceae
autumn dwarf gentian
[Amarella scopulorum Greene,  more]
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
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PLANTS: Annuals 5-45 cm tall. STEMS: rectangular, simple or branched. LEAVES: basal leaves elliptic to oblanceolate; cauline leaves 3.5-4.5 cm long, lanceolate to oblanceolate, somewhat clasping. FLOWERS: axillary, I-several in simple or compound umbellate cymes; calyx deeply divided, the tube ca. 1 mm long, the lobes variable in size, 1 usually large and foliaceous often enclosing the others, the margins entire; corolla 11-18 mm long, the tube 6-11 mm long, the lobes 3-7 mm long, the coronal hairs united forming a scale. NOTES: See the parent taxon for further description. Wet areas in mountain forests of aspen, pine or spruce and on gravelly slopes above timberline: Apache, Coconino, Greenlee cos.; 2500-3550 m (8400-11700 ft); Jun-Sep; CO, NM, NV, UT.
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Photo ©Al Schneider, swcoloradowildflowers.com  
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image
Gentianella amarella subsp. heterosepala image