Gentiana patula

Gentiana patula photographed at Cobb Lake, Nelson Forest Park, South Island, New Zealand

Gentiana patula is a variable herbaceous plant, which forms rosettes of spear-shaped, basal, green leaves, 1–3 in (2.5–7.5 cm) long. The white flowers occur in clusters of between 3 and 10; summer.

Gentiana patula is found in the mountains of the North and South Islands of New Zealand, in wet sites, mountain to subalpine grassland.

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