Page author: David Giblin
Comastoma tenellum
Lapland gentian, Samiland gentian, slender gentian

Distribution: Known only from Okanogan County in Washington; Alaska south to California, east to the northern Rocky Mountains; circumpolar.

Habitat: Alpine areas, typically where moist.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Threatened in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Comastoma tenellum (Rottb.) Toyok.
Publication: Botanical Magazine 74(874): 198. 1961.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Gentiana tenella Rottb. [HC]
Gentianella tenella (Rottb.) Börner
Gentianella tenella (Rottb.) Börner ssp. tenella [JPM]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Comastoma tenellum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Comastoma tenellum checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Comastoma tenellum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Comastoma tenellum photos.

USDA Plants: Comastoma tenellum information.

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