FLORA OF ICELAND elements: Lomatogonium rotatum, arctic felwort

Lomatogonium rotatum; the Arctic felwort is a small Gentian plantlet (about 10 to 15 cm.) that grows often near rivers. It is more common in the north but also grows along the rivers in the south and elsewhere. It can be recognized by the large petals (around buds) and violet flowers. The Icelandic name of this species is Bl√°tsjarna.

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Text & Photographs by Dick Vuijk - unless stated otherwise

This photo was offered freely to the Natural History of Iceland site by Michael Zepf

This photo was offered freely to the Natural History of Iceland site by Michael Zepf

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