FLORA OF ICELAND elements: Gentianella campestris, field gentian

Gentianella campestris; The field gentian is common in regions which are more or less favourable for vegetations. Thus it grows in all regions except for the central highlands and the "sandurs" on the south coast between the Vatnajökull and the Mýrdalsjökull. It is a delightfull little plant with rose flowers.
It is a member of the gentian family (Gentianaceae). The Icelandic name of this species is Marívöndur.

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close-up of a flower of the field gentian
stem and foliage of the field gentian
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close-up of a flower of the field gentian

stem and foliage of the field gentian

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