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Gentiana punctata

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 24 September 2011 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Gentiana punctata (NL: Gestippelde gentiaan / EN: Spotted Gentian / DE: Tüpfel-Enzian, Punktierter Enzian / FR: Gentiane ponctuée) is a perennial herb in the gentianaceae family with an erect stem, 20–60 cm high. The leaves are ovate, petiolate and the flower is bell-shaped, yellow dotted with dark purple. The species flowers in July in mountain meadows and pastures, from mountain to alpine altitudinal zone (up to 2600 m).

Image: Canazei (IT) - 12/07/2011

Canon EOS 400D 1/1000 second F/5.6 ISO 200 150 mm

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Canon EOS 400D
1/1000 second
ISO 200
150 mm