Gentiana purpurea

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Gentiana purpurea
Gentiana purpurea Swiss.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Gentianaceae
Genus: Gentiana
Species: G. purpurea
Binomial name
Gentiana purpurea
L.

Gentiana purpurea ('purple gentian') is a plant of genus Gentiana. Flowers July to August. The root is sometimes used in the manufacture of gentian bitters.

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