Gentianella amarella ssp septentrionalis   Autumn Gentian C DD N

Gentianella amarella ssp septentrionalis

This sub species of the common Gentianella amarella ssp amarella (Autumn Gentian or Felwort) is a northern plant. It is typically whitish in colour with reddish or purple flushed outer petals and smaller than Felwort.

There is a little in the Lancs and Yorks pennines some at this site in the North east of England and a little in the central Highlands but it is commonest around the north coast of Scotland and on the northern islands. It is absent from Wales, southern and central England or Ireland.

Lindisfarne dunes: The Snook 15th July 2006

Added on July 24th 2006, updated 24th January 2009, April 2nd 2010

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