Gentiana nivalis

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

Gentiana nivalis (snow gentian or Alpine gentian) is a species of the genus Gentiana. It grows to a height of 3-15 centimetres.

It is the county flower of Perthshire in the United Kingdom.

It is also one of the national flowers of Switzerland.

The Norwegian municipality Nord-Aurdal has G. nivalis in its coat of arms.