Name: Gentiana bavarica subsp. subacaulis
Distribution: European Alps
Description: Differs from subsp. bavarica having pygmy habitus, imbricate rotundate leaves with smooth margin and stemless fls
Altitude: 2500-3200 m
Size: 5 cm
Color: blue
Bloom: 7-8
Cultivation: High alpine tundra, snowfields,
Propagation: seeds and cuttings
Photo: Giancarlo Donadelli; Passo Gavia (SO), 2750 m, Italy