Flowers

Gentiana asclepiadea


Gentiana asclepiadea:




GENTIANACEAE
GENTIANA ASCLEPIADEA L.
Blue Gentian
Plant 25 - 80 cm tall. Simple stems with numerous opposite leaves, lanceolate, the upper ones bear large blue bell-shaped flowers with 5 pointed lobes in the axils. Flower. : VIII - IX. It grows in the woods and mid-mountain meadows on calcareous soils.