- Flower nameGentiana acaulis
- Scientific nameGentiana acaulis
- Place of originsouth-central Europe
- Place of floweringHigh mountain, Sub-alpine
- Flowering seasonMay, June, July
What is Gentiana acaulis
Gentiana acaulis（Scientific name:Gentiana acaulis ） is an alpine perennial herb in the family Gentianaceae, native to south-central Europe. It grows naturally in acidic soils on subalpine to alpine slopes in the Alps and Pyrenees etc.. The grass is low at about 10 cm tall, but it is fertile and spreads in a matted manner. In late spring and summer, it produces bright blue flowers with trumpet-shaped, five-tipped lobes at the top of the stem. The petals have vertical olive-colored stripes. The species name "acaulis" means "short-stemmed" in Latin. The pure blue flowers are prized.
Generic name: Gentiana acaulis, Scientific name: Gentiana acaulis, also known as trumpet gentian, origin: south-central Europe, habitat distribution: European Alps, Pyrenees and other alpine mountains, habitat: cold-tolerant perennial, stem length: 10 cm, leaf color: green, leaf shape: lanceolate, petiole: paired growth, flower shape: trumpet-shaped with five lobes at the tip, flowering period: May to July, flower color: blue, fruit: capsule.