Centaurium arizonicum

Arizona Centaury
Zeltnera arizonica (Centaurium arizonicum)

Family: Gentian (Gentianaceae)
Photo taken on: July 27, 2012
Location: Rio Chama, Abiquiu, NM
Life Zones: Plains and foothills
Habitat: Moist, shady areas, stream sides

Grows to 2 feet with bright green upright stems and clasping leaves. Flowers are 1" across with 5 narrow petals.

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