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Gentiana autumnalis
(Gentianaceae: Gentianeae: Gentianinae: Gentiana autumnalis)

Common name:  Pine Barren Gentian

This species shows unusual variation in corolla patterning and petal number (4-7) within a single population.  Some corollas are white, most are blue, a few purplish and they are sometimes patterned with stripes or dots in white, yellow, or purple.



Flower morphological variation in one population of Gentiana autumnalis in New Jersey, USA.


Uli Lorimer. Larger version can be seen here on Flickr)

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