Gentianodes algida

Arctic Gentian
Gentiana algida (Gentianodes algida)

Family: Gentian (Gentianaceae)
AKA: Whitish Gentian
Photo taken on: August 21, 2009
Location: Cottonwood Pass, CO
Life Zones: Subalpine to alpine
Habitat: Moist meadows, stream banks

Grows to 6" in clumps with short stems. Flowers to 2" long have purplish streaks on the outside and purplish spots on the inside.

White/Cream Single Flowers